Too many tool versions, all different
dufault at hda.com
Mon Oct 24 14:06:59 UTC 2005
On Oct 24, 2005, at 9:51 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Peter Dufault wrote:
>> It's really confusing trying to figure out what tools to use.
>> I'm trying to setup a Solaris 10 system for a client for
>> 188.8.131.52, including all source for development.
>> 1. The tool versions in ftp://ftp.rtems.com/pub/rtems/184.108.40.206/
>> TOOLVERSIONS don't match the tool versions in FTP://ftp.rtems.com/
>> pub/ rtems/SOURCES;
> Someone reported this last week. I thought I had fixed this. What
> in particular is missing?
Maybe they do given that the "-N" doesn't mean the number of patches
applied. automake 1.9.6-0 is missing, though.
>> 2. pub/solaris/rtems-4.7 has other versions, and is from 1 year
>> ago June, so that's no where to look;
> Solaris tools have not been built in a while and I do not not when
> or if they will be built again.
Maybe just remove that directory then? I doubt an old 4.7 snapshot
helps and it confuses things.
> You will never see 4 patch files to the same source tarball. The
> -4 indicates it is the fourth revision of the RTEMS autoconf 2.59
> package. Very likely -1 did not have any patches. Revisions -2
> and -3 could have been earlier versions of changes or packaging
> mistakes that resulted in having to not distribute the RPM.
I think -0 had no patches and -1 one patch. Maybe either remove old
patch files and add a README to say what patch goes to what -N, or
always leave them so the number matches? Right now it's a mixture -
some old patches are still there and others must have been removed.
Anyway, another difference is that TOOL_VERSIONS says Autoconf 2.59-3
and the email says 2.59-4.
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