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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [code] main/dmake
Date Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:52:00 GMT
Hello Olliver;

No objections: sounds like a good plan.

Just to let you know:

- I created an ooo-dmake port on Google Code that
has been moved to Apache-Extras as "dmake".
- On LO FreeBSD's port they set $DMAKE in the configure
environment and use the external dmake.

cheers,

Pedro.

--- On Fri, 11/4/11, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittmann@googlemail.com> wrote:

> From: Oliver-Rainer Wittmann <orwittmann@googlemail.com>
> Subject: [code] main/dmake
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Date: Friday, November 4, 2011, 10:38 AM
> Hi,
> 
> our build tool dmake is licensed under GPL.
> Thus, it can not be part of our source releases.
> But, we can use it for building - as we are using the gcc
> compiler.
> 
> Thus, I will move the dmake source folder from
> .../ooo/trunk/main/ to new folder .../ooo/buildtools/ in
> order to assure that everything under .../ooo/trunk/ can
> become part of our source release.
> 
> In order to get our bootstrap process still working it
> needs some adaption:
> I am planning to introduce a configure option in order to
> provide manually the path to the source folder of the build
> tool dmake - something like with-dmake=<$PATH to dmake
> folder>. If this option is not used, the default path
> ../../buildtools/dmake/ - relative from folder main - will
> be taken. The configure will then check, if this folder
> exists - the manual given one or the default. The bootstrap
> process will then work with this path to create the build
> tool dmake.
> 
> Any objections?
> 
> 
> Best regards, Oliver.
> 

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