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Re: coreutils-8.12.193-d8dc8 on HP-UX 11.00


From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: coreutils-8.12.193-d8dc8 on HP-UX 11.00
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2011 11:20:16 +0200

Bruno Haible wrote:
>> I hope to be able to make the coreutils-8.13 release on Wednesday.
>
> Still a major build problem on HP-UX 11.00:

Thanks for testing that again.
I wouldn't call a "make check" failure that arises only when
perl is not found a major build problem, though ;-)

Patch below:

> gmake[2]: Entering directory 
> `/home/haible/multibuild-1227/hpux11.00-cc/coreutils-8.12.193-d8dc8/doc'
>   GEN      sc-avoid-builtin
>   GEN      sc-avoid-io
>   GEN      sc-avoid-non-zero
>   GEN      sc-avoid-path
>   GEN      sc-avoid-timezone
>   GEN      sc-avoid-zeroes
>   GEN      sc-exponent-grouping
>   GEN      sc-lower-case-var
> /home/haible/multibuild-1227/hpux11.00-cc/coreutils-8.12.193-d8dc8/build-aux/missing[52]:
>  perl:  not found.
> WARNING: `perl' is needed, and is missing on your system.
>          You might have modified some files without having the
>          proper tools for further handling them.  Check the `README' file,
>          it often tells you about the needed prerequisites for installing
>          this package.  You may also peek at any GNU archive site, in case
>          some other package would contain this missing `perl' program.
> gmake[2]: *** [sc-lower-case-var] Error 1
> gmake[2]: Leaving directory 
> `/home/haible/multibuild-1227/hpux11.00-cc/coreutils-8.12.193-d8dc8/doc'


>From 59cc049ffb86ce9545f1baf69addd846128ca07f Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 11:18:20 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] tests: avoid false-positive "make check" failure when perl
 is missing

* doc/Makefile.am (sc-lower-case-var): Skip this test when $(PERL)
is not usable.  Reported by Bruno Haible.
---
 doc/Makefile.am |    4 ++--
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/Makefile.am b/doc/Makefile.am
index 6f466c5..8880483 100644
--- a/doc/Makefile.am
+++ b/doc/Makefile.am
@@ -128,7 +128,7 @@ find_upper_case_var =               \
      }                         \
    END {$$m and (warn "$(ME): do not use upper case in address@hidden"), exit 
1}'
 sc-lower-case-var:
-       $(AM_V_GEN)$(PERL) -e 1 \
-         && $(PERL) -lne $(find_upper_case_var) $(srcdir)/*.texi
+       $(AM_V_GEN)$(PERL) -e 1 || { echo $@: skipping test; exit 0; }; \
+         $(PERL) -lne $(find_upper_case_var) $(srcdir)/*.texi

 check: check-texinfo
--
1.7.7.rc0.362.g5a14



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