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Month: September 2010

Re: [trinity-devel] Testing Source Tarballs

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 11:07:56 -0700 (PDT)
> With the variety of platforms Trinity targets, I am
> concerned that
> providing static configure and make files will be more
> trouble than it is
> worth.  You can get very strange errors if the
> automake files on the
> system are even a slightly different version than those
> that generated the
> static files (trust me, been there done that!).  Now
> consider that Trinity
> officially supports Debian Lenny through Ubuntu Maverick
> (at this point)
> and I think you have a recipe for disaster.
> I'll probably copy the instructions off the Wiki and place
> them in a text
> file called BUILDING or similar.
> Thoughts?  Comments?

I'm no expert.  I trust your expertise. Currently my concern is ensuring my build scripts support both svn and tarballs.

I will test with the presumption that the make and configure files will be built locally on-the-fly.

I agree that building the make and configure files locally sounds safer. :)