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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Build flags
Date Sun, 18 Dec 2011 22:55:39 GMT
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Rob Weir <> wrote:

> Could we agree on some place where we can post what build flags we're
> using?  If we really want to avoid build breakages, I think we need to
> start building in the same way.  This includes our desk builds, but
> also the Buildbot.
> In theory we have a Building Guide on the wiki:
> But that has not been updated since June 2010.  How do we expect new
> developers to get started with the code if the build doc is not up to
> date?
> And we probably have two slightly different sets of flags we use:
> 1) Flags for building a source release, which would exclude category-b
> components.  This build would also finish by building a source
> tarball.  And I think this is where running RAT is most useful.
> 2) Flags for building the binary releases, which would include
> category-b components and produce the install sets.
> Can anyone suggest a set of build flags that we should all be using?
> Maybe they can be put here:


I don't remember if I saw replies to this...any?

I think "whoever" should just update the building guide you refernced in
the first link and not segment off this additional page you suggested.
Just my .02.

> -Rob


"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged
 by the way its animals are treated."
                              -- Mohandas Gandhi

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