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From Mathias Bauer <>
Subject Re: Bootstrapping a build
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 15:00:17 GMT
On 15.06.2011 16:03, Christian Grobmeier wrote:
>> dmake is GPLed and hosted at, because the original developers
>> have abandoned it long time ago. We never made binary releases of dmake and
>> we don't need to do it in the future, but we need to find an "official"
>> place for the dmake source code, so that we can build a binary version for
>> us that can be used to build OOo.
>> Advice from our mentors is needed here.
> So far we do not host GPL code (incubator might be an exception).
> Do you know this:
> It is google code for ASF related projects, which do not really fit
> into the ASF.
> I would suggest that we a create an project there especially for code
> like dmake.
> Every committer can have commit access to this project on request.
> I know this is done from other projects who care about necessary code,
> which do not belong to the original core.
> What this be an option for you?

As far as I'm concerned that would be fine for dmake. I never liked to 
have it in the OOo code base and I know that others would welcome to 
have it separated too.

That still leaves the problem with configure etc. as described in my 
mail that started this thread.

According to

it looks as there could be some hope, right?


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