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Re: make dist (?) and changing version numbers
- To: Phil Edwards <pedwards at disaster dot jaj dot com>
- Subject: Re: make dist (?) and changing version numbers
- From: David Vrabel <dv207 at hermes dot cam dot ac dot uk>
- Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 17:04:31 +0100 (BST)
- cc: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
On Mon, 24 Sep 2001, Phil Edwards wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 11:04:12AM +0100, David Vrabel wrote:
> > How can I change the version number (from 3.0 to 3.0-xzzyx)? I looked in
> > configure.in and Makefile.in but neither seemed to have it.
> Look in maintainer-scripts. The update_version script shows where this
> is changed.
Err. And I can find this where?
> > How do I build a bunch of source tarballs for distribution? make dist
> I don't believe make dist is used for GCC. (The GCC build structure predates
> a lot of what we think of as common practice.) Right now there's a bunch
> of release scripts on the gcc.gnu.org machine, but I don't think they're
> in CVS... ?
Do you have any suggestions on the best way to make a source dist? I
guess I could do a make clean and just tar the whole thing up. But I would
like a proper dist (ie with all the install docs etc. built and in the