Re: Is the ORBit2 stubs/skels breakage unacceptable?

Le sam 28/06/2003 à 18:38, Marco Pesenti Gritti a écrit :
> On Sat, 2003-06-28 at 18:04, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > <quote who="Jeff Waugh">
> > 
> > > The stubs/skels stuff is a little unclear, because it's not really API or
> > > ABI breakage, but it does mean that you cannot build software based on 2.0
> > > and 2.2 on the new ORBit2 without changes to the tarball.
> > 
> > Oh, the bits I forgot to mention: This *only* affects tarball builds (not
> > CVS), because the stubs/skels are not regenerated. Perhaps that is a
> > solution to the problem, I don't know. But I do know that you can't build
> > the many hundreds of 2.0 and 2.2 based tarballs on and other
> > places (consider important apps such as Galeon and Evolution) on top of 2.3
> > right now. :-)
> Yelp regenerate the skels correctly, so I guess it's a Makefile problem
> in some packages.
> Btw it would be nice to document somewhere the right way to generate the
> skels, every module seem to do it in a different way.

They need to be added in the BUILT_SOURCES and CLEAN_FILES section of They should never be packaged as part of tarball..

Frederic Crozat <>

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