[gmx-developers] automake errors during cvs head installation

Erik Lindahl lindahl at cbr.su.se
Thu Oct 25 12:57:38 CEST 2007


On Oct 25, 2007, at 12:32 PM, Mark Abraham wrote:

> Erik Lindahl wrote:
>> On Oct 23, 2007, at 7:01 PM, David van der Spoel wrote:
>> I think we forgot to update the wiki in regards to the automake  
>> version too :-)
>> Wwe need a newer version to support the use of an extended tar  
>> format with support for relative file paths longer than 63 chars  
>> (or whatever) - this is necessary for all the subdirectories in  
>> the architecture-specific nonbonded kernels...
> Fine, but does this mean we need specifically the latest version  
> 1.10, or not?

I just checked the automake revision history, and it appears the tar- 
ustar option was added in release 1.8. I've updated the wiki to  
reflect this!



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