[Nut-upsuser] Any HP-UX users left? was Re: Strange regression on FreeBSD buildslave regarding HP-UX scripts

Charles Lepple clepple at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 02:40:50 UTC 2015

On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 10:03 PM, Charles Lepple <clepple at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please see below. I think I know what is going on (it seems to be a make/gmake incompatibility), but to fix it, I need to rewrite some of the HP-UX packaging code, and I need a HP-UX user to help test this. Otherwise, I'm going to just rip it out for now, and add it back in when someone complains.

I ended up just using GNU make, but this really needs to be cleaned up
at some point. Any testers for HP-UX packaging?

I filed an issue for the FreeBSD side:

> On Feb 4, 2014, at 10:17 PM, Charles Lepple wrote:
>> For reasons unrelated to NUT, I upgraded my FreeBSD-x86 buildslave machine from 9.1 to 10.0. This involved rebuilding the whole ports tree, but no other (intentional) changes were made.
>> Now, I get this error:
>> (cd scripts && make  top_distdir=../nut- distdir=../nut- \
>>     am__remove_distdir=: am__skip_length_check=: am__skip_mode_fix=: distdir)
>> make[4]: don't know how to make HP-UX/nut-drvctl.sh. Stop
>> Reference: http://buildbot.networkupstools.org/public/nut/builders/FreeBSD-x86/builds/146/steps/compile/logs/stdio
>> Some of the HP-UX scripts predate the SVN /and/ CVS conversion. As such, I don't have a lot to go on, other than "it just worked before".
>> Does this ring a bell with anyone?
>> I suspect that some of this will magically go away if I update that directory to have a Makefile.am rather than a plain Makefile. If I do that, are there any HP-UX users out there who can test this for me?

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