for git

Donnie Berkholz dberkholz at
Sun Jul 16 09:54:55 PDT 2006

Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>> Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>>> Whenever you commit to a repo, please double-check whether there's a
>>> rule to generate the ChangeLog on `make dist`. If not,
>>> delete the ChangeLog and copy the rule over from libX11.
>> BTW, I just added another fix to this rule courtesy of Aaron Plattner,
>> so make sure you pull the latest stuff before copying it.
> The rule used in many commited doesn't work if building with
> builddir != srcdir. I'd suggest to use:
> ChangeLog:
>     GIT_DIR=${srcdir}/.git git-log > ChangeLog

Is that a relevant use case? It only matters when running 'make
distcheck' which automatically does a builddir != srcdir build already.


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