bugWeeChat - Bugs: bug #27933, destdir support fix


bug #27933: destdir support fix

Submitted by:  Antoine Reilles <tonio>
Submitted on:  Wed 04 Nov 2009 08:12:19 AM UTC  
Category: packagingSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: compile/installStatus: Need Info
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: 0.3.0IRC nick: 

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Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:18:38 AM UTC, comment #2:

The patch I provided is wrong: it patches the distributed sources so that weechat-0.3.0 can be installed with destdir, but does not patch the files that is used to generate the Makefile.in file.

Attached patch updates the Makefile.am file, which is used to generate the Makefile.in file in the distribution.

(file #18987)

Antoine Reilles <tonio>
Wed 04 Nov 2009 08:28:20 AM UTC, comment #1:

Hi Antoine,

In your patch, you modified file Makefile.in in src/plugins but this file it automatically built (it's not in repository). So I can't apply it.

Moreover, cmake is now recommended way to compile weechat, did you try it?
But anyway bugs will still be fixed in configure/Makefiles since they still exist in git repository.

Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Wed 04 Nov 2009 08:12:19 AM UTC, original submission:


Destdir is not fully supported by the weechat makefiles, as the install-data-hook rule directly refers to $(includedir).

The fix is simple: prepend $(DESTDIR) in fron of $(includedir) in this rule.
This allows to install weechat in destdir, and ease packaging.

best regards,

Antoine Reilles <tonio>


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Attach File(s):

Attached Files
file #18990:  0001-fix-destdir-support.patch added by tonio (758B - application/octet-stream - git formatted patch)
file #18987:  weechat.diff added by tonio (398B - application/octet-stream - patch for Makefile.am)
file #18986:  patch-ac added by tonio (631B - application/octet-stream - patch proposition)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:38:40 PM UTCtonioAttached File-=>Added 0001-fix-destdir-support.patch, #18990
    Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:18:38 AM UTCtonioAttached File-=>Added weechat.diff, #18987
    Wed 04 Nov 2009 08:28:20 AM UTCflashcodeStatusNone=>Need Info
      Assigned toNone=>flashcode
    Wed 04 Nov 2009 08:12:19 AM UTCtonioAttached File-=>Added patch-ac, #18986

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