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Re: configuring elfutils with option --enable-maintainer-mode

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Wielaard" <>
> To: "Sinny Kumari" <>
> Cc:
> Sent: Friday, June 7, 2013 4:02:25 PM
> Subject: Re: configuring elfutils with option --enable-maintainer-mode
> Hi Sinny,
> On Fri, 2013-06-07 at 06:03 -0400, Sinny Kumari wrote:
> > make gives me error as
> *** missing i386_dis.h; configure with --enable-maintainer-mode
> > Further, I tried to reconfigure it:
> > ./configure --enable-maintainer-mode
> > make
> >
> > Now, make runs successfully but creates changes in existing source. I have
> > attached diff
> > of changes occurred in existing source (elfutils.diff). It also creates a
> > new file libcpu/i386_parse.h
> > 
> > I want to know that what is the other way to compile elfutils so that it
> > doesn't create any auto-diff in
> > source?
> Not at the moment. Those are maintainer managed files that change if you
> don't build from a release tar ball. You can ignore any changes (they
> are all in the comments). Maybe we can leave them out of the git repo
> and only put them in the release tar balls?

Thanks Mark!
I set git to ignore changes in these files now.

     Sinny Kumari
(sinny at redhat dot com)

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