[sane-devel] Heads-up: modified backends/Makefile.am

m. allan noah kitno455 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 20:28:56 UTC 2012

Don't worry about alioth, I've got to do some cleanup over there
anyway. I'll take care of it.


On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Nils Philippsen <nils at tiptoe.de> wrote:
> On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 19:37 +0100, Nils Philippsen wrote:
>> I just committed a patch I carried much too long downstream in Fedora,
>> which enables building packages of sane-backends with locking enabled as
>> a non-root user(*).
>> When I pushed this commit, I got this warning message:
>> remote: *** A Makefile was modified; please ./configure && make on Alioth
>> remote: *** Contact sane-devel if you don't know what to do
>> Would anybody fill me on on what I should do now?
> Uhm, it seems mkinstalldirs can't set users or groups anymore at all, so
> I've pushed a followup commit which makes backends/Makefile only call it
> in a way it understands. Maybe there's one or two things that can be
> removed now (or I'm having a brown-paperbag moment and this all needs to
> be reversed).
> Anyway, the original question still stands.
> Thanks,
> Nils
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