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From Pedro Giffuni <giffu...@tutopia.com>
Subject Re: dmake (was Re: Bootstrapping a build)
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 22:15:45 GMT
 On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 23:35:54 +0200, Mathias Bauer 
 <Mathias_Bauer@gmx.net> wrote:
> On 15.06.2011 22:59, Greg Stein wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 16:16, Pedro Giffuni<giffunip@tutopia.com>  
>> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 15 Jun 2011 12:45:08 -0700, Andy 
>>> Brown<andy@the-martin-byrd.net>
>>> wrote:
>>> ...
>>>>  From the Description of dmake 1:4.12-2  "make utility used to 
>>>> build
>>>> OpenOffice.org" in Ubuntu's Package Manager.  It would seem that 
>>>> is
>>>> all that it is used for.
>>>
>>> Thanks for checking Andy!
>>>
>>> FreeBSD also has it and it's used to build 9 packages.
>>>
>>> 
>>> http://www.freshports.org/search.php?stype=depends_build&method=match&query=dmake&num=10&orderby=category&orderbyupdown=asc&search=Search
>>>
>>> I will see if the FreeBSD port needs updating but I guess there's 
>>> no
>>> need to start a repository for dmake unless we want to have some 
>>> control
>>> over it (not likely).
>>
>> Would there be any benefit to dropping dmake in favor of more
>> readily-available build tools?
>
> That's already going on. We started a move to GNU Make, but not all
> our code modules have been converted to it. And as we already
> discussed, we don't want to convert the rest before we can get the
> first build of OOo@Apache.
>
 Oh ... this is GREAT!!

 Not that I didn't have faith in you, just wanted to make sure there
 would be a plan B in place ... and save someone else from creating 
 another
 dmake fork :).

 Pedro.


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