rsync-3.0.0pre6 configure painness

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Sat Dec 1 18:38:21 GMT 2007

On Sat 01 Dec 2007, Mike Frysinger wrote:

> what's the deal with ?  if i take the rsync-3.0.0pre6 tarball, 
> unpack it, and run `./configure && make`, the make process bombs because of 
>  it looks like the rsync code is trying to use "" 
> as its output instead of the standard "configure" ?
> -mike

Please take a moment to read the other messages in the list...
Here's one from Wednesday:

On Wed 28 Nov 2007, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 01:03:48PM +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > is 14 seconds younger than, and 13 seconds
> > younger than  Was it touched somehow?

> Yeah, that was a mistake in the new release script that works with git.
> Thanks for the note -- I've made some changes that should fix this for
> the next release.

> As for this release, run "touch" (or run
> ./prepare-source) prior to the start of the normal configure and make
> sequence.
> ..wayne..

Paul Slootman

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