[PATCH 1/3] Remove shave now that automake-1.11 has AM_SILENT_RULES

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Oct 6 07:55:02 PDT 2009

On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 07:42:33AM -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> Mark Kettenis wrote:
> >> From: Alan Coopersmith <alan.coopersmith at sun.com>
> >> Date: Mon,  5 Oct 2009 17:27:27 -0700
> >>
> >> Revert "Add shave so that we can see the steaming piles of warnings generated."
> >> This reverts commit 181cc08c8908a119fc403f970dea8cc98d3e0b9b.
> >>
> >> shave was left in the xserver 1.7 release/branch to allow developers &
> >> distros time to transition to automake-1.11.   xserver 1.8 series will
> >> require automake-1.11 for silencing build noise.
> > 
> > I think this is too early.  There is no OpenBSD port/package for
> > automake-1.11 yet.
> Well, then you have approximately 6 months to get one, *iff* you want to be able
> to have quieter build logs when building directly from git or after patching a
> tarball in such a way that you have to re-run automake.   That's why I'm
> proposing this at the start of the 1.8 cycle, so we've got time to both get it
> fully tested and to get OS/distro maintainers to get ready for it.
> If you don't mind noisier build logs ("cc -D... -D.. -I... -I... -c foo.c"
> insead of "CC foo.c"), or only build tarballs produced by upstream without
> autoreconf'ing, then you should still be able to use automake 1.9 or 1.10.

Alternately, you could just generate autotools files on a more
up-to-date OS, and use only the generated files on OpenBSD.

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