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Re: gnulib distcheck test failure

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: gnulib distcheck test failure
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 11:14:46 +0200
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Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Hello Bruno, all,
> gnulib-tool --with-tests --test  # interrupt at convenient location
> .../configure
> make check                       # passes, but:
> make distcheck
> fails because GNU make puts the wrong test-fprintf-posix.out file in the
> tarball.  This is due to a builtin pattern rule `%.out: %' that causes
> this file to be a copy of the binary test-fprintf-posix on GNU/Linux,
> generated in the build tree, rather than taking
> $(srcdir)/test-fprintf-posix.out (which has an older time stamp than
> test-fprintf-posix).

Yet another unwelcome built-in rule from GNU make... I thought I know all
"forbidden" suffixes by now. Oh well. I'm applying this.

You are preparing for making a release of gnulib? We haven't done so far,
but I think when we will have a fully POSIX *printf family of functions,
it will be a milestone that may warrant a release.

2007-05-17  Bruno Haible  <address@hidden>

        * tests/test-printf-posix.output: Renamed from
        * modules/fprintf-posix-tests: Update.
        * modules/printf-posix-tests: Update.
        * modules/vfprintf-posix-tests: Update.
        * modules/vprintf-posix-tests: Update.
        Reported by Ralf Wildenhues.

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