[ANNOUNCE] xf86-input-kbd 1.2.0

Alan Coopersmith alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Mon Nov 6 13:29:35 PST 2006

Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> Daniel Stone wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 08:04:08PM +0100, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
>>> On Saturday 04 November 2006 19:49, Daniel Stone wrote:
>>>> No, because there is no changelog file; it needs to be generated out of
>>>> git, which is problematic.
>>> Will rule below work for you?
>>> EXTRA_DIST = ChangeLog
>>> dist-hook:
>>>         git-log-something > $(distdir)/ChangeLog
>>> and make dist will run the hook
>> I think we had that one originally, and it was problematic for some
>> reason.
> Yes, it makes 'make dist' and make 'distcheck' when using a build
> directory that isn't a sub-directory of the sources. But since all
> attempts to write a rule that works in all cases failed, this one is the
> one that sucks the less.

make dist & make distcheck can even work in other directories with the
above rule if you setenv GITDIR manually to a git directory first.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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