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From "Gavin McDonald" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: gnumake4 integration (was: Re: [Code] strategy for "child works spaces")
Date Fri, 25 Nov 2011 22:39:20 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ariel Constenla-Haile [mailto:arielch@apache.org]
> Sent: Saturday, 26 November 2011 8:34 AM
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: gnumake4 integration (was: Re: [Code] strategy for "child works
> spaces")
> 
> Hi Pedro, *
> 
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 01:59:38PM -0800, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
> > Hi;
> >
> > It looks like the IP Clearance stuff is under control so I would like
> > to move completely to a development branch if you guys create it.
> >
> > I also suspect the FreeBSD port will need adjustments for the new
> > gnumake stuff.
> 
> I have finished building on Fedora 16 64 bits, and fixing some issues.
> I started building on WinXP (a VM, so it takes 5 hrs).

Sorry to hijack, where are the requirements and build instructions for
building
on XP (and Win 7 too if possible.)

Thanks

Gav...

> 
> I'm not sure if the gnumake4 integration should be moved to a feature
> branch. It is highly probable that it won't introduce any regression on
the
> core functionality, as most changes are made to Makefiles, and in the
cases
> where the source code was, it only had to do with fixing the exported
> symbols, among other little changes; there are no core new features, it is
> only the build system.
> 
> IMO everybody will benefit from its integration in the trunk, so I'd vote
for
> integrating this into trunk.
> Of course, it is highly probable that our builds will brake, but it can be
fixed
> soon, while people is building.
> 
> On the other hand, having this in a feature branch will mean more work
with
> merging the trunk changesets (I already had to do this with the cppunit
> removal, which by the way would have been more simple and clean with the
> gnumake4 changes).
> 
> What do you guys think?
> 
> Regards
> --
> Ariel Constenla-Haile
> La Plata, Argentina


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