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Re: distcheck does 'chmod a-w' - leads to mkdir "permission denied"

From: Mathieu Lirzin
Subject: Re: distcheck does 'chmod a-w' - leads to mkdir "permission denied"
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2017 21:39:41 +0100
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Paul Jakma <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, 3 Mar 2017, Mathieu Lirzin wrote:
>> I stopped digging when I saw that I need libcares which is not provided
>> by my distro.
> Ah, well, it's only needed for nhrpd, which can be disabled with
> --disable-nhrpd. I'm not sure if the configure script handles it
> correctly though.
>> in "doc/" 'quagga_TEXINFOS' contains "defines.texi".  By
>> default files in 'quagga_TEXINFOS' are distributed in the
>> tarball. since "defines.texi" is a generated file you don't want to
>> distribute it.  Putting it in 'nodist_quagga_TEXINFOS' instead
>> should fix your issue.
> Even with defines.texi not distributed, or regenerated in the
> distcheck build, it still fails. Cause depends on it. :(
> I tried nodist_quagga_TEXINFOS and got the same result.
> The automake option to build the info in the builddir worked though!


>> The error message of 'make distcheck' is not really helpful to detect
>> this issue, I am trying to see if something can be done to improve that.
> That would be great. :) It's very difficult to figure out the issue
> without help.
> Thanks!
> Oh, I also had to add:
> # do nothing for DVI, so we don't have to generate or distribute EPS
> # figures
> dvi: # nothing

I Will take a look.

> to my doc/, or it would fail checking the 'dvi'
> target. Does anyone use DVI anymore? It's been probably 20 years since
> I did. Does it still need to be a default generated target?

I don't know.  :)

> Now I've got errors from 'distcleancheck', but those are definitely
> ones I wanted to see. ;)


Mathieu Lirzin
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