New release due?

Owen Taylor otaylor at
Sat Jul 24 11:09:05 PDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 16:26, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 17:04, Daniel Silverstone wrote:
> > 
> > I'm working with Daniel Stone on the dbus packaging for Debian. We have
> > people asking about the mono bindings for dbus. Are the bindings in 0.21
> > okay for people to be coding to, or should I be looking to wait until a 0.22
> > is released?
> > 
> > If the recommendation is to wait; then when might 0.22 happen?
> I don't think the bindings in 0.21 were working.
> To be honest the reason there's no 0.22 yet is that the way
> dbus/ is done, if you don't have pyrex and mono and so forth
> installed, their subdirs get dropped and aren't in "make distcheck"
> So I have to install a bunch of stuff I don't have installed to make a
> proper tarball that includes everything ;-)
> This is pretty lame I realize. If someone has this stuff installed and
> is willing to carefully follow the "Making a release" instructions in
> HACKING, I'm happy to have them do it.
> We could also fix the Makefiles to avoid this problem, I think the basic
> approach is to avoid conditionalizing a whole subdir, instead
> conditionalize building the stuff in the subdir. There might be some
> tricky details, or maybe it's trivial.

Just set DIST_SUBDIRS, see the automake docs or gtk+/gdk/
(no, we don't have a machine with both win32 and x11 to distcheck
GTK+ on...)


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