[Nut-upsuser] building from git (was Re: Install problems (group permissions) with nut 2.7.2)

Rob Groner rgroner at RTD.com
Wed Mar 11 12:41:30 UTC 2015

Ok, that worked great.  I make a .tar, took it somewhere else, untarred it, configured, and built.  Then I installed the result and ran it, and it shows for  a version number.  Awesome!

Today I work on commands to tell the UPS to turn off...fun!

Rob Groner

Software Engineer
RTD Embedded Technologies, Inc.
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Lepple [mailto:clepple at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:48 PM
> To: Rob Groner
> Cc: nut-upsuser List
> Subject: Re: [Nut-upsuser] building from git (was Re: Install problems (group
> permissions) with nut 2.7.2)
> On Mar 10, 2015, at 11:20 AM, Rob Groner <rgroner at RTD.com> wrote:
> > I added "_RTD" to the version string in configure.ac and ran autogen.sh and
> then configure, and it now shows the _RTD version string during configure.  I
> did a clean make and install, but don't see where else the version number
> may be showing.  When the executables startup, they show 2.7.2-signed-*.
> I never finished the cleanup of that code, I guess. If you build and install from
> the Git tree, it generates a version based on the latest tag in Git. The tarball
> generated from 'make dist' uses the version in configure.ac, but only if you
> build it outside of the Git working directory.
> --
> Charles Lepple
> clepple at gmail

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