[SM-Discuss] Recent Prometheus bugs in php-pear are caused by missing scripts
Arwed von Merkatz
v.merkatz at gmx.net
Tue May 23 15:21:51 EDT 2006
On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 02:46:02PM -0400, Sergey A. Lipnevich wrote:
> Quoting Arwed von Merkatz <v.merkatz at gmx.net>:
> > Here's the catch: the pear_mk script is plain broken, it generates
> > broken spells.
> > a) it doesn't create a BUILD file, which is required (containing 'true')
> > b) it doesn't create or update the HISTORY file
> > This means all spells created with this script will be broken.
> True. I didn't catch it because I "randomly" selected for testing only spells
> that had BUILD created by an earlier version of pear_mk. It wasn't me
> who broke
> it though :-):
> Also, it was never meant to create or update a HISTORY file. Too much trouble.
> I'll fix the BUILD creation tonight if nobody beats me to it.
HISTORY creation/updating is required though, HISTORY is _not_ an
optional file in spells. It's really not hard to create/update
Arwed v. Merkatz Source Mage GNU/Linux developer
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