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Re: Too many tool versions, all different
- Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 10:06:59 -0400
- From: Peter Dufault <dufault at hda dot com>
- Subject: Re: Too many tool versions, all different
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
184.108.40.206, including all source for development.
1. The tool versions in ftp://ftp.rtems.com/pub/rtems/220.127.116.11/
TOOLVERSIONS don't match the tool versions in FTP://ftp.rtems.com/
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.