'make update' definitely broken

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Sat Oct 23 17:55:08 UTC 1999

Elena Samsonova <E.Samsonova at planetinternet.nl> writes:

> Mmmm, we're not done yet.  For some reason configure discards my
> libcrypt saying that there's no crypt() in it, but when I try to compile
> your little test program by hand, it works fine.  And my libcrypt does
> contain crypt (it's from GNU 2.0 binaries on Caldera OpenLinux 2.2).  So
> I added -lcrypt to LIBS and it worked.

Does it work fine without adding -lcrypt to LIBS?

> The second problem was a lot more annoying: I specified INN directory
> other than /usr/local/news.  Files in sample/ where updated properly but
> files in site/ were not which means that I had to manually copy them to
> site or make failed.  I don't know if copying was the right thing to do,
> but the files in site/ had all their references set to /usr/local/news
> and that could not be right either.

samples needs to be split up.  I'll write up a proposal for that.

Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)         <URL:http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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