[unixODBC-dev] building source tarballs from cvs?

Peter Harvey pharvey at peterharvey.org
Wed Mar 9 04:31:22 GMT 2005


Eric Sharkey wrote:

>I want to be able to compile cvs versions on several different platforms
>without having to downgrade the installed autotools on each system to 
>run make -f Makefile.cvs.  I thought the easiest thing to do would be
>to make a source tarball and then redistribute that to the various
>machines in my compile farm.
>
>What's the producedure for this?  I tried "make dist" and "make dist-gzip",
>but ran into problems.  At first, no rule to make target
>gODBCConfig/Makefile.in, and then (after removing all the gODBCConfig
>stuff from Makefile.am) the same problem with include/DBFIO.h.
>
>Do you need a particular set of configure options for making the
>tarball?
>
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The MySQL way of doing things is to create a source tar-ball and 
distribute to build-farm machines then; unpack, configure, build, etc 
from there. In making the source distro you should not have to worry 
about specific configure options.

Peter




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