Re: CVS isn't working

Raja R Harinath <> writes:
> James Smith <> writes:
> > I don't want to sound like I'm complaining, but randomly choosing three
> > gnome-packages in the CVS tree, I found none could be built. 
> > macros/ is missing from all three.  The three I checked are:
> > gnome-pilot, grpm. gnome-libs.  Not sure about others.  Code is pretty
> > useless to the person who hasn't developed it if there is no way to
> > compile it...
> Where did you get the code.  If you got it out of Jim Pick's CVS
> snapshots ftp server, you will have to get the `gnome-common' module,
> and put symlinks in every package to gnome-common's `macros' and `intl'
> subdirs.  You'll also need a symlink in `gnome-libs' to gnome-common's
> `support' subdir.

On second thoughts,

	- don't use symlinks, copy those subdirs
	- unless you're building srcdir != builddir, in which case
	   it doesn't matter, symlink or copy.

- Hari
Raja R Harinath ------------------------------
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