[Releasing] 5.0.0-rc2 build issues on Linux

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Dec 17 09:12:35 CET 2012

On segunda-feira, 17 de dezembro de 2012 09.43.15, Mika Boström wrote:
> On 12/17/12 08:33, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > On segunda-feira, 17 de dezembro de 2012 08.04.50, Mika Boström wrote:
> >> Modules failing to build at RC2:
> > You cannot build the tags. Please update to the latest Git.
> Actually my tarball generation logic already goes as follows:
> - checkout $ref in qt5.git
> ==> cascades into module checkouts
> - for each module: git archive HEAD ...
> Which has worked nicely enough for tip and tags. It starts to creak when
> qt5.git doesn't have a tag to match the released version.

Then you just check out master from those.

Please note that those modules are not released. Packaging software that 
depends on them would be a mistake right now. They might still change 

> Apparently I need to update the tarball generation logic thus: "absent
> the tag, assume master"

Or: absent the tag, don't build.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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