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Re: [Monotone-devel] Re: [Monotone-commits-diffs] net.venge.monotone.sou

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] Re: [Monotone-commits-diffs] net.venge.monotone.source-tree-cleanup: d54c8c17eeebbe7dd6bb30d4d10996db79de24f2
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 07:15:55 -0500
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Stephen Leake <address@hidden> writes:

> Stephen Leake <address@hidden> writes:
>> After that, 'make distcheck' fails on Debian:
>> make[3]: Entering directory 
>> `/home/Projects/monotone/monotone.source-tree-cleanup-build/monotone-1.0dev/_build/doc'
>> ...
>> cd ../../doc
>> ...
>> mkdir: cannot create directory `.am17349': Permission denied
>> At this point, the working directory is
>> monotone.source-tree-cleanup-build/monotone-1.0dev/doc, which has
>> permissions dr-xr-xr-x, which is why the mkdir fails.
>> Apparently distcheck doesn't expect the makefile commands to write to
>> the source directory (which makes sense); it changes the source
>> directory permissions to a-w. But this is a standard autotool hack to
>> backup some tex files.
>> And it works in main.
> Apparently it doesn't do the backup thing on main, I'm not clear why.

Perhaps we don't really need to run distcheck? as long as we are careful
when running dist?

-- Stephe

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