Re: [LTP] [ANNOUNCE] The Linux Test Project has been Released for OCTOBER 2009

From: Garrett Cooper
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 16:39:48 EST

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Subrata Modak <subrata@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> ========================
>> OCTOBER 2009 Highlights:
> s/High/Low/
>> ========================
>>      1. LTP Makefiles rewrite:(Project started 1.2 years back)
>>              I. To accommodate correct build/installation practices,
>>             II. better integrate Autoconf/Automake with tests for safer
>>                 builds,
>>            III. better cross-compilation of LTP sources.
> Just as a warning for everyone: that change broke building on most old
> distributions and there seems to be no interest in fixing that.
> Unless you're running the latest and greatest better stay with older LTP
> versions.

Let's keep this discussion on track with the other thread that's
open. We can probably come to an engineering solution that will allow
your version of make (3.80) to function, but I think that a line needs
to be drawn in the sand at that version because make 3.79 is too
ancient (~7 years old) to work with.
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