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Re: Problem with 'make distcheck'

From: Sebastian Huber
Subject: Re: Problem with 'make distcheck'
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 10:26:23 -0700

On Wednesday 25 September 2002 15:56, you wrote:
> >>>>> "Sebastian" == Sebastian Huber <address@hidden> writes:
> >>
> >> I know in the past it didn't work to put `$(top_srcdir)' in a path in
> >> a _SOURCES variable.  Alexandre, has this changed?
> >> I don't think this would cause your problem necessarily, but it is an
> >> oddity.
> This is definitely the problem.  Changing the `$(top_srcdir)' to `..'
> in your example fixes the problem.
> I didn't investigate too deeply.  But my guess is that the
> $(top_srcdir) causes the dist rule (the one run in the distcheck build
> tree) to be confused about where to copy the source file.
> Tom

ok, changing  `$(top_srcdir)' to `..' fixed the problem, but is this a 
temporay workaround or is the behaviour of the dist rule not correct in this 
case? To use $(top_srcdir) instead of '..' seems more natural to me.


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