Hmm.  That is a problem.

>> I suppose I can just do ustar internally in our local repo.  In the
> >> savannah repo we are close to 99 chars, but the naming of the package
> >> keeps it at about 92-93 chars, while the package naming I do
> internally
> >> sometimes pushes it above 99.

I'm still willing to deal w/ my issue internally only for now.

A.B., I'll let you make the call on this.  But I think letting it stay
at 1.8 is ok.

Al

On Thu, 2007-02-22 at 17:34 -0500, Cress, Andrew R wrote:
> Al/Anand,
> 
> RedHat EL 4 has automake 1.9.2, but SLES9 sp1 and RH EL3 u8 have
> automake 1.8.
> What's the plan to support those?  
> 
> Andy 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
> Behalf Of Albert Chu
> Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 3:52 PM
> To: Anand Babu Periasamy
> Cc: freeipmi-devel@gnu.org
> Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] 2/18 change - "configure.ac: fix of
> automake init"
> 
> Ok, lets do that + the tar-ustar option.
> 
> Al
> 
> > It is OK to make minimum required version as 1.9.
> > --
> > Anand Babu
> > GPG Key ID: 0x62E15A31
> > Blog [http://ab.freeshell.org]
> > The GNU Operating System [http://www.gnu.org]
> >
> > Albert Chu writes:
> >> It should work with automake 1.9, that's what I have.
> >>
> >> I suppose I can just do ustar internally in our local repo.  In the
> >> savannah repo we are close to 99 chars, but the naming of the package
> >> keeps it at about 92-93 chars, while the package naming I do
> internally
> >> sometimes pushes it above 99.
> >>
> >> Al
> >>
> >>> Al,
> >>> The problem was ustar option was not supported by automake-1.8. If
> you
> >>> really need that option  we should change minimum required version
> of
> >>> automake to 1.10.
> >>> --
> >>> Anand Babu
> >>> GPG Key ID: 0x62E15A31
> >>> Blog [http://ab.freeshell.org]
> >>> The GNU Operating System [http://www.gnu.org]
> >>>
> >>> Albert Chu writes:
> >>>> What was the error?  We should work on an alternate solution rather
> >>>> than
> >>>> just revert to the earlier configure.ac.
> >>>>
> >>>> Al
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Hi Al,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> ./autogen.sh failed with your chance.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I use
> >>>>>
> >>>>> autoconf 2.61
> >>>>> automake 1.8.5
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Regards,
> >>>>> Bala
> >>>>> ---
> >>>>> Free as in freedom
> >>>>> http://www.gnu.org/
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Bala,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Is there a reason you reverted my fix to configure.ac from
> 2/16/07?
> >>>>>> Do
> >>>>> you guys run an older autoconf version that didn't support the
> >>>>> changes
> >>>>> I
> >>>>> made?  I'm confused.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Al
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> Albert Chu
> >>>>>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >>>>>> 925-422-5311
> >>>>>> Computer Scientist
> >>>>>> High Performance Systems Division
> >>>>>> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> _______________________________________________
> >>>>>> Freeipmi-devel mailing list
> >>>>>> Freeipmi-devel@gnu.org
> >>>>>> http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/freeipmi-devel
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Albert Chu
> >>>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >>>> 925-422-5311
> >>>> Computer Scientist
> >>>> High Performance Systems Division
> >>>> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> _______________________________________________
> >>>> Freeipmi-devel mailing list
> >>>> Freeipmi-devel@gnu.org
> >>>> http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/freeipmi-devel
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Albert Chu
> >> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >> 925-422-5311
> >> Computer Scientist
> >> High Performance Systems Division
> >> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> >>
> >
> 
> 
-- 
Albert Chu
[EMAIL PROTECTED]
925-422-5311
Computer Scientist
High Performance Systems Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory


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