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From Andrew Rist <>
Subject Re: [CODE] gmake and AOO build system
Date Mon, 01 Oct 2012 04:16:27 GMT
I'll checkin the code this week - was trying to get a working env with he branch, and was having
the usual issues.
Don't know how far we're taking this , but would be nice to leave the build cleaner and more


Sent from my iThingie

On Sep 30, 2012, at 11:08 AM, Pedro Giffuni <> wrote:

> Hi Ariel;
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Ariel Constenla-Haile <>
>> Hi Pedro,
>> On Sun, Sep 30, 2012 at 09:07:03AM -0700, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
>>> There is currently nothing here, in fact trunk is more up to date.
>>> Can I start committing stuff or should Andrew do it?
>> IMHO only Andrew, as Oracle representative, can commit the patches. The
>> idea is to ensure that patches are granted by Oracle without the need to
>> ask for another software grant for this particular cws. I guess this
>> should be the procedure people should follow if interested in getting
>> cws code granted by Oracle; the other way is to ask for a software grant
>> on every file in the cws, but I guess that this won't scale (Oracle will
>> have to redo the same amount of work they did for the original software
>> grant).
> OK, I can wait.
>> Concerning this particular case, once Andrew commits the patches, there
>> should be some agreement on what to do: IMHO, the first thing should be
>> to ensure that the code builds in Windows, Linux and MacOSX (that cws
>> didn't originally take into account OS2 nor FreeBSD), otherwise there is
>> the chance that changes made for OS2/FreeBSD/Solaris/etc end up breaking
>> something that was actually working in the cws; and it may be then hard
>> to guess where and why it got broken (just like the boost/stlport case).
> I expect the only files that I have to touch are FreeBSD specific so that
> probably won't be the case here. In any case I would expect the branch
> won't be merged into trunk until any issue with the FreeBSD and/or
>  Linux/Mac Windows ports are fixed.
> cheers,
> Pedro.

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