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From Shouheng Yi <>
Subject Re: Adding Build Instructions on the Project Front Page
Date Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:42:10 GMT
Hi Mariia,

Since that JIRA is down today (it says "JIRA is currently being
re-indexed..."), I created a PR (
on github. I added a step-by-step installation guide for people who want to
build REEF .NET by using Windows Command Prompt.

Given that this is my first PR to REEF, any feedback is appreciated. I
followed the instructions here: Am I missing


On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 4:12 PM, Mariia Mykhailova <>

> We had a discussion some time ago about what is the best place for REEF
> build/test instructions. The consensus was that build/test instructions are
> applicable to a specific version of code, so they should reside in Github
> to be versioned and updated together with the actual code. In
> we've moved instructions
> from wiki to Github.
> We can absolutely make these instructions more detailed/step-by-step if
> this is needed (I admit I haven't tried building REEF on Ubuntu so couldn't
> add instructions related to this process) and/or make the links from the
> wiki to build documentation more prominent. If you have a specific
> improvement in mind, feel free to send a pull request/edit cwiki.
> -Mariia
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shouheng Yi []
> Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:55 PM
> To:
> Subject: Adding Build Instructions on the Project Front Page
> Hi REEF devs,
> Given that
> 7C2cb22763b0d846a2fa7908d439b42804%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011
> db47%7C1%7C0%7C636196893304628986&sdata=Y3n1YtbhyIt4mOZFvr%
> 2FnNN1U7msPRByoWnRQfr5Cz%2Bk%3D&reserved=0 is probably the first result
> when people search from google and bing, we don't have a direct access to
> the Github build page (
> 7C2cb22763b0d846a2fa7908d439b42804%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011
> db47%7C1%7C0%7C636196893304628986&sdata=RdDXFwJRPrWdPwEMqZCUeAQoMc96cW
> skPVAdfXgdsng%3D&reserved=0).
> Therefore, for the first-timers like me, building and testing REEF has
> been a really confusing experience, since the front page and the project
> wiki contain little of that information.
> I'm purposing adding some links/pages on the front page and wiki to walk
> people through in a step-by-step fashion. Any feedback on this idea?
> Best,
> Shouheng

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