[Lustre-devel] Cannot easily build from master source anymore

Aurelien Degremont aurelien.degremont at cea.fr
Thu Dec 2 06:22:58 PST 2010

Andreas Dilger a écrit :
> On 2010-12-01, at 12:45, James Simmons wrote:
>>> I noticed there was a refactor for packaging and versioning in Lustre 
>>> prime master branch.
>>> Unfortunately, we cannot simply do anymore
>>> git clone ...
>>> sh ./autogen.sh
>>> ./configure ..
>>> make
>>> to build lustre source
>>> What's the trick now ?
>>> Maybe it could be useful to update Wiki page: 
>>> http://wiki.lustre.org/index.php/Building_Lustre_Code
>> Let me guess. 
>> checking for stdint.h... yes
>> checking for unistd.h... yes
>> checking whether to configure just enough for make dist... no
>> checking for buildid... configure: error: most recent tag found: v2_0_0 
>> does not match current version 2.0.56.
>> make: *** No rule to make target `rpms'.  Stop.
>> make: *** No rule to make target `rpms'.  Stop.
> My recollection from Brian's previous postings is that this is somehow related to an old "git" version being used.

We are using either git v1.5.5.6. Is this so old?

> That said, I'd be happy to remove this as a requirement, and just stick with the version if there is a mismatch, printing only a warning if the git version is too old.

I think it will be a good idea

Aurelien Degremont

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