[stgt] [GIT PULL] Proposal for build system makeover

Mark Harvey markh794 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 05:50:36 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 9:33 PM, Florian Haas <florian.haas at linbit.com> wrote:
> On 09/30/2009 12:05 PM, FUJITA Tomonori wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 Sep 2009 07:21:18 +0200
>> Florian Haas <florian.haas at linbit.com> wrote:
>>> Tomo-san, Mike,
>>> I am submitting a humble proposal for a makeover of the build system, in
>>> an effort to "clean up" a bit before a 1.0 release which is probably set
>>> to happen soon.
>> I'd like to release 1.0 after implementing persistent reservation.
> Is there an ETA on this?

Unfortunately not (persistent reservation - that is)..

Every time I 'appear' to have time to continue work on this, other
commitments seem to crop up..

>>> My motivation for this is to facilitate RPM builds. I understand that
>>> you are not inclined to include an RPM spec in the tgt tree yourself,
>>> however I would ask you to please pull the other patches into the tree
>>> if you find them useful.
>> Please just send patches. Reviewing changes via web is not easy at
>> all.
> Well since they Makefiles have been almost completely rewritten, I
> figured reviewing the whole file would be easier than going through
> diffs. Nonetheless, I'm sending all three, even though you're probably
> not interested in the third one (the spec file).
>> From a quick look, I don't think that changing Makefile to install the
>> init script is good because that such Makefile doesn't work nicely for
>> other distributions such as debian.
> Care to elaborate? Since when does Debian not use init scripts? Plus, if
> one wanted to use tgt on Debian (in a sensible fashion), one would
> require a build system for Debian packaging (read: debian/rules,
> debian/control etc.) anyhow, and that currently does not exist. So I
> don't see your point.
> Cheers,
> Florian
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