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From "Martin Ritchie" <ritch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Needs for qpid C++ projects for Windows Visual Studio 2005?
Date Thu, 20 Nov 2008 11:35:45 GMT
2008/11/19 Robert Greig <robert.j.greig@gmail.com>:
> 2008/11/19 Robert Godfrey <rob.j.godfrey@gmail.com>:
>
>> I meant to post on this topic previously.  I think it would be
>> tremendously helpful if the M4 release included Windows binaries -
>> especially since people in the windows end-user community are
>> generally (I think) more used to working with pre-built binaries than
>> performing builds themselves.
>
> Yes, it was Windows I was particularly keen to ensure we included.
>
>> I am less convinced on the need to
>> provide linux binaries, although if people are willing to produce them
>> that would be fantastic.
>
> I suppose it depends how easy it is to build. If people have to mess
> about downloading stuff that isn't generally part of a standard distro
> then it would be better I think to provide a binary. I haven't built
> it for a while on linux so I'll leave it to others to judge whether
> that is a concern now (I know it certainly used to be!). NB standard
> distro here means widely used versions, not fedora core 350 pre-alpha.
>
> RG

As I understood the Apache release process we vote on the source
release then the community can build and distribute binaries as it
sees fit.

I can't locate the wiki page at the moment but I'm sure I read that somewhere.

Regards

-- 
Martin Ritchie

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