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RE: [Xen-devel] make install doesn't detect missing prerequisites

> I noted a while back that a change in the build scripts had 
> caused 'make
> install' to bypass the install.sh script and do the install 
> manually.  I
> personally didn't care for the change since it also bypassed 
> the symlink
> creation for kernels in /boot.  


What behaviour do we want for 'make install'? Just running install.sh to
do the checking and then copy the stuff from dist/install seems sane.

Anyone disagree?


I noticed today that it also missed a
> somewhat important piece since the call to chk is now missing and make
> install happily installs even if some important pieces are 
> missing.  For
> instance, after a successful call to make install, I ran 
> install.sh and
> saw:
> # ./install.sh
> Installing Xen from './install' to '/'...
> /home/plars/cvs/xen/xeno-unstable.bk/dist
> cp: cannot overwrite non-directory `/etc/init.d' with directory
> `./install/etc/init.d'
> All done.
> Checking to see whether prerequisite tools are installed...
> FAILED check_brctl
> FAILED check_twisted
> Checks failed.
> See /home/plars/cvs/xen/xeno-unstable.bk/dist/check/.chkinstall for
> details.
> All done.
> -- 
> Thanks,
> Paul Larson
> plars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> http://www.linuxtestproject.org

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