From: Martin Simmons <martin@li...> - 2005-07-25 10:02:23
>>>>> On Fri, 22 Jul 2005 20:54:59 +0200, Kern Sibbald <kern@...> said:
Kern> Hello Phil,
Kern> On Friday 22 July 2005 20:33, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> Sorry for mailing directly, I cannot send mail to the lists right now.
>> I just attempted to build 1.37.25, and was not able to do so because my
>> Gnome install is too old. Thus, packing up the source code, I
>> discovered a bug in the Makefile.
>> If you 'make clean', among the commands executed is:
>> (cd gnome-console; make clean)
>> Unfortunately, that directory is now named gnome2-console, so the cd
>> fails. make clean is executed again in the current directory,
>> triggering an infinite loop.
>> All of these (cd $DIR; make clean) cases should be changed to:
>> (cd $DIR && make clean)
>> This will prevent triggering infinite loops if the directory is for some
>> reason missing or has been renamed.
Kern> Unfortunately, I am unable to find gnome-console in my source (1.37.30 or
Kern> 1.37.31). Please upgrade to 1.37.30, which is released or pull the current
Kern> CVS. If you still have problems, I would appreciate it if you would give me
Kern> an exact pointer to the place in the Makefile or better yet Makefile.in and
Kern> which directory.
Kern> There were one or two problems immediately after I deleted the gnome-console
Kern> directory, and perhaps you fell into that -- sorry.
Or maybe a CVS issue? After running cvs update -dP, make clean can fail
because it uses the old makefiles.