Re: Please adopt arename
Frank Terbeck wrote:
> However, there's a problem with that. You're using github's
> auto-generated tarballs. Those are missing a "VERSION" file.
> The thing is, that during script-generation, the current version is
> deduced from the state of the git repository (nearest version tag, etc).
> Since that state is not a available in tarballs, I'm add that VERSION
> file when I'm generating those release tarballs.
> The version information in the manpages will be broken. And the script
> will report "VERSION" instead of the actual version (ie "4.0").
I committed something¹ that will let the `genperlscripts' make target
fail, if the version generation fails. That should prevent stuff like
this from happening again.