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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: dmake (was Re: Bootstrapping a build)
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 21:50:51 GMT
On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 17:35, 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 startet 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.

Great!

And I'm behind on my threads. Hadn't see the "hold on for a bit" part
:-) ... Thanks.

Cheers,
-g

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