Re: build failure on current

Paul Eggleton

On Friday 28 September 2012 10:16:27 Evade Flow wrote:
Seems it definitely didn't build tar:

evadeflow% pwd
Just to confirm, this is the same path you get if you run "cat pseudodone" in
your build directory?

evadeflow% ls t*
tabs tailf taskset tic toe tput tset tunctl tzselect
evadeflow% tar --version
tar (GNU tar) 1.22
This is on denzil, BTW. (Maybe the check against the tar version was added
No, the code to do this was there in denzil as well. Here's the code cut out
into a shell script - could you put this into a file and run it and tell me
what it prints on your system?

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TARVERSION=`tar --version | head -n 1 | cut -d ' ' -f 4`
float_test() {
echo | awk 'END { exit ( !( '"$1"')); }'

# Tar version 1.24 and onwards handle overwriting symlinks correctly
# but earlier versions do not; this needs to work properly for sstate
float_test "$TARVERSION > 1.23" && needtar="0"
echo $needtar
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Paul Eggleton
Intel Open Source Technology Centre

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