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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Install Script (please)
Date Sun, 04 Nov 2001 20:14:39 GMT

> As for the installer.sh concept, I'm -0, because I feel it isn't needed.
> As Pier pointed out, there are still almost as many steps with
> installer.sh as doing it manually.  Besides, I tend to redo certain parts
> at certain times, so even if installer.sh did all steps at once, it still
> wouldn't help me much.  For example, I tend to run variations on make
> clean/distclean/extraclean depending on what I'm doing and how many other
> things have changed in the system in the meanwhile... it's pretty easy to
> do that by hand and I feel it gives me more control over the thing.
> Anyone using a checked-out-from-CVS copy of Apache is probably a
> developer, and yet installer.sh hides the output of
> buildconf/configure/etc, making it harder for the developers to notice any
> problems that might be happening in the build system.

I agree 100%.  In fact, I am -0.5 for this script.

Ryan

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