[torquedev] missing file checks

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Fri Jul 23 09:43:15 MDT 2010


On Jul 23, 2010, at 3:35 AM, Glen Beane wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 3:48 AM, Chris Samuel <samuel at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
>> On Fri, 23 Jul 2010 05:35:46 pm Garrick Staples wrote:
>> 
>>> Those are pretty compelling reasons. Is anyone against
>>> removing generated files from the repo in trunk?
>> 
>> My main worry is that without nightly snapshots with those
>> generated files in them it becomes even harder to get people
>> to test recent changes as to test they'll go have to go
>> through the pain of trying to get a current version of
>> autoconf, automake, etc working.
>> 
>> I agree that they ideally they shouldn't be there, but
>> we need to have something regularly produced that does
>> have them for ease of testing.
> 
> 
> like "make dist",  "make snapshot" should copy the generated files
> necessary for the build system to work

Exactly, whoever makes the snapshot already went through the pain

Btw, the pain is 1 command!



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