[Openchrome-devel] generate svnrelease.h on make dist

Xavier Bachelot xavier
Tue Apr 8 14:39:28 PDT 2008

Xavier Bachelot wrote:
> Xavier Bachelot wrote:
>> Xavier Bachelot wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I'd like to have make dist automagically generate a svnrelease.h file 
>>> that contains :
>>> #define BUILDCOMMENT "(openchrome 0.2.901 release)\n"
>>> with the version taken from configure.ac (or major, minor and patchlevel 
>>> from src/via_driver.h ?)
>>> configure.ac and src/via_driver.h are the only filers that needs to be 
>>> modified before a release and svnrelease.h should never be in the 
>>> repository.
>>> I don't think it'd be that hard for someone who understand the 
>>> autotools, but I unfortunately don't :-(
>> Ok, I solved this problem. Changeset 554 if anyone is interested.
> Ok, autotool bite me again. the svnrelease.h file is properly generated 
> by 'make dist', however the file is not added in the tarball. I tried to 
> add svnrelease.h to EXTRA_DIST but then it complains that there's not 
> target for svnrelease.h
> Anyone can help, it's driving me nuts...
Hopefully rev 563 is the one... I don't pretend I fully understand what 
I did, though. Can you please take a look, so I can eventually release 
soon-ish  ?


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