comments on packaging
ametzler at bebt.de
Mon Feb 13 17:24:06 UTC 2017
On 2017-02-13 Kai Engert <kaie at kuix.de> wrote:
> I tried to build the latest (unreleased) snapshot of p11-kit for testing
> I used this command to produce an experimental snapshot:
> git archive --prefix=p11-kit-0.23.3.test/ \
> -o /tmp/p11-kit-0.23.3.test.tar.gz HEAD
> I found that the file is much smaller than regular release files.
> Not knowing what your usual release procedure is, to include those additional
> files, I ran
> autoreconf -vfi
> which worked to produce the missing files.
Usually for auto* using packages release tarballs are built by
bootstrapping (autogen.sh), a regular build, and "make dist".
`What a good friend you are to him, Dr. Maturin. His other friends are
so grateful to you.'
`I sew his ears on from time to time, sure'
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