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Re: coreutils-8.27 released [stable]

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: coreutils-8.27 released [stable]
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:00:48 -0700
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On 20/06/17 15:18, Michael Felt wrote:
> On 6/18/2017 10:55 PM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>>> Stop.
>>> make returned an error
>>> Will look another time into missing "renameat"
>> See
> I suppossed that solved that problem - and then the next one. Or maybe I 
> should have done something different from "autoreconf" after modifying 
> bootstrap.conf.
> Now it stops - even with GNU make - at:
> WARNING: 'makeinfo' is missing on your system.
>          You should only need it if you modified a '.texi' file, or
>          any other file indirectly affecting the aspect of the manual.
>          You might want to install the Texinfo package:
>          <>
>          The spurious makeinfo call might also be the consequence of
>          using a buggy 'make' (AIX, DU, IRIX), in which case you might
>          want to install GNU make:
>          <>
> I can install the package that include makeinfo - but from memory, I did not 
> need it with 8.25 (8.26 I never succeeded, nor posted about the issues).
> After installing texinfo - make continues, but sadly ends with:
>   CCLD     src/cp
> ld: 0711-317 ERROR: Undefined symbol: .renameat
> ld: 0711-345 Use the -bloadmap or -bnoquiet option to obtain more information.
> Makefile:7586: recipe for target 'src/cp' failed
> make[2]: *** [src/cp] Error 8
> make[2]: Leaving directory '/data/prj/gnu/coreutils-8.27'
> Makefile:10791: recipe for target 'all-recursive' failed
> make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
> make[1]: Leaving directory '/data/prj/gnu/coreutils-8.27'
> Makefile:5798: recipe for target 'all' failed
> make: *** [all] Error 2
> Summary:
> 1. updated to say -qinclude=config.h
> 2. updated bootstrap.conf to include renameat
> 3. ran autoreconf
> 4. installed "gmake" and texinfo (for makeinfo)
> 5. still ends at missing renameat

There was a link in that bug where I made a dist tarball available
that should handle the renameat issue.
Hopefully that won't trigger the need for makeinfo.
Anyway to get around that you can just touch the info file I'd say


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