Broken --with-external-tar on gbuild

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Wed Dec 19 08:14:49 PST 2012

On 19/12/12 15:52, Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> Hi,
> some of the internal modules I build for suse rpm fail to build not locating 
> their tarball.
> The specified directory is correct but the gbuildified pkgs always checked 
> lo/src ignoring the TARFILE_LOCATION definition.
> Simple workaround is to create symlink from TARFILE_LOCATION to lo/src, but I 
> would more like to see it fixed correctly.

i don't use --with-system-libs and use --with-external-tar, and given
the below i think it's working pretty well here:

[0] ms at bastet:/work/lo/master > ls src
ls: cannot access src: No such file or directory

so please investigate a bit more why it doesn't work for you.

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