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Re: Difficulty trying to build distribution from CVS sources

From: Joel E. Denny
Subject: Re: Difficulty trying to build distribution from CVS sources
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 12:50:45 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 21 Apr 2008, Juan Manuel Guerrero wrote:

> Am Montag, 21. April 2008 02:36 schrieben Sie:
> > On Sat, 16 Feb 2008, Joel E. Denny wrote:
> > 
> > > On Mon, 21 Jan 2008, Juan Manuel Guerrero wrote:
> > > 
> > > > At a first glance all steps appeared to work except for the one to build
> > > > the dist target. ?That target produces the following output:
> [snip] 
> > Paul understands this stuff much better than I do, but he seems to be 
> > busy, so I'm giving it a shot. ?I committed the following, which fixes 
> > make dist. ?I don't know how this will need to change after the next sync 
> > with coreutils.
> Sorry but it still does not work for me. ?It fails with the same infinite
> loop as reported some time ago.

Please try a new checkout.  To update an old working copy, I've been doing 
the following, but be careful not to delete any of your local 
modifications, of course:

  rm build-aux/* lib/* m4/* # Ignore CVS and uniwidth errors.
  rm -rf lib/uniwidth gnulib
  cvs update

> I have installed autocon 2.62, automake 1.10.1 and libtool 2.2.2
> I do not use git so I have nothing concerning git installed on my
> linux box. ?If i am missing something or something needs to be
> installed please let me know.

I just uninstalled git and tried again, and it still works for me.

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