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From Eike Rathke <>
Subject Re: Who wants to build OpenOffice?
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2011 12:56:03 GMT
Hi Mathias,

On Wednesday, 2011-09-07 00:32:40 +0200, Mathias Bauer wrote:

> >> 6) The bootstrap was pulling down dependencies from Hg.  We need to
> >> get those into SVN or Apache-Extras, right?
> > 
> > Yes.
> Really? The "dependencies" (I assume these are the external tarballs)
> are not stored in a Mercurial repo.

Correct, I just overread "hg" and concluded there needs to be a place
for the external tarballs.

> Nevertheless we have to find a place
> for them - or to get back to the old procedure that stored them inside
> the repo.

I wouldn't do that, being part of the repo we'd lose the
--with-external-tar=... capability and a checkout really does not need
to include them.

> At least those that have a suitable license.

Of course.


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