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From Christian Lippka ...@lippka.com>
Subject Re: Bootstrapping a build
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 10:20:02 GMT
Am 15.06.2011 12:10, schrieb Mathias Bauer:
> Moin,
>
> there are two things about building OOo that need to be clarified.
>
> Currently we use "configure" to set the build environment. The way we 
> are doing it requires that a few GPLed files are part of our code 
> repository:
>
> acinclude.m4
> aclocal.m4
> config.guess
> config.sub
> configure
>
> "configure" is generated from "configure.in" that AFAIK is owned by 
> Oracle and also resides in OOo's code repository.
>
> How can we do that in a code repository hosted at apache.org?
>
> The next problem is the build system itself. We have started to move 
> our code to a new build system using GNU Make, but there is still a 
> lot of code that uses another make tool, dmake.
>
Switching to GNU Make completely now may also be a good learning 
experience for all developers new to the code base.

Christian.


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