[zeromq-dev] INSTALL file missing in the tarball?

Martin Lucina mato at kotelna.sk
Mon Nov 1 11:48:02 CET 2010


Martin,

sustrik at 250bpm.com said:
> Hi Mato,
> 
> It looks like there's no INSTALL file in 2.0.10 tarball. What's the 
> policy about this file?

Strange, I thought I fixed that; I remember having the same problem with
2.0.9. The problem has to do with the automake option 'foreign' being set
in AM_INIT_AUTOMAKE() which is required so that we can automatically
generate ChangeLog from git at "make dist" time.

The easy fix right now for the 2.0.10 tarballs is that I repack them by
hand with the INSTALL file included; then I can look at fixing the problem
which should just be a case of adding INSTALL to EXTRA_DIST.

Let me know if you want me to fix those tarballs.

-mato


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