[xml] Re: Release of libxml2-2.6.16

On Nov 11, 2004, at 8:05 AM,Daniel Veillard wrote:

On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 12:26:51AM +0100, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
Hi Daniel,

Suggested fix: rename gentest.py and doc/libxml2-api.xml to
gentest.py.in doc/libxml2-api.xml.in and let configure generate them as output files in the buildtree (include with AC_OUTPUT), then it should

Oops, and add a rename of testapi.c -> testapi.c.in or change the .py
script completely to support out of the source builds?

  no and no. If the c file is present and you can't regenerate it it
should not fail to compile it. Wrong problem.

Even if the .in file were newer than the .c file that it generates? Seems like this could indicate that Gerrit's version of tar is failing to preserve modification dates.... I've seen stranger bugs in some tar implementations.... Just a thought.


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