On Tuesday 12 July 2005 20:24, Michael Nottebrock wrote:
> On Tuesday, 12. July 2005 19:57, Thomas Baumgart wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > on Tuesday 12 July 2005 09:54, Karim Ryde wrote:
> > > Hi Jakob!
> > >
> > > I found the easiest way to create a release tarball is cvs export, run
> > > "make Makefile.cvs", delete the newly created dir and files, then tar
> > > everything.

> >
> > I do a 'make distcheck' which packages everything together in a tar.gz
> > archive and even checks that it compiles and installs.

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> A lot of kde application tarballs out there has inconsistent timestamps o=

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> top-level configure.in.in or Makefile.am or cvs.sh or whatever, causing t=

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> very annoying for packagers, let me tell you.


IIIRC a "touch stamp-h.in" is usually the missing step, but it was long ago=
I did that.

But to make sure, use "make -d" to find out exactly what's the file with a
"newer timestamp".

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