[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/madplay: fix build failure due to old autotools macro

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Tue Apr 16 20:13:15 UTC 2019

On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:21:25 +0200
Giulio Benetti <giulio.benetti at micronovasrl.com> wrote:

> MKINSTALLDIRS is not automatically called by autotools when
> autoreconfigured.
> This leads to have install stage error:
> `/bin/sh @MKINSTALLDIRS@
> /home/dawncrow/buildroot-test/scripts/instance-0/output/target/usr/share
> /bin/sh: 0: Can't open @MKINSTALLDIRS@`
> because @MKINSTALLDIRS@ doesn't get substituted during autoreconf.
> Add patch that explicitly calls AM_MKINSTALLDIRS macro to substitute
> every @MKINSTALLDIRS@ occurence in *.in Makefile.
> Fixes:
> http://autobuild.buildroot.net/results/744/7447c03426556f787f20f7ab2d36f0cacc4af1bd/
> Signed-off-by: Giulio Benetti <giulio.benetti at micronovasrl.com>

Why is this package suddenly failing to build ? madplay hasn't been
updated recently, so why do we have build failures and not before ?

Isn't the build failure related to the switch from gettext-gnu to
gettext-tiny ?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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