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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: Breaking the build
Date Sat, 09 Aug 2003 13:19:46 GMT
Tim Funk wrote:
> I don't know if there are any build from scratch scripts out there, I am 
> sure there is because of the nightly build process. I wanted a script 
> that pulls everything from scratch and does a full build so I can test 
> that occasionally for myself.
> Attached (hopefully) is a shell script. I've only tested it in cygwin 
> but it should work fine in any sh compatible *nix. (The script is very 
> simple and anyone with minimal shell experience can easily tweak this)
> When you run this script it will create a subdirectory called "buildtc5" 
> and use that as a starting point for pulling everything from cvs and use 
> the "download" task to put everything in buildtc5/includes as well as 
> the checkout task to pull the rest of the source dependences. The only 
> prerequisites to running the script are
> - JAVA_HOME must be defined and you need jdk1.4
> - ANT_HOME must be defined
> - cvs must be in your PATH
> WARNING: This script uses the anonymous cvs to pull everything and tries 
> to append to $HOME/.cvspass the anonymous userid password combo.
> Summary:
> to build tc5 from source
> - plop the attachment in some empty directory
> - run it and wait
> - to clean up - "rm -fr buildtc5"

I think that's useful, and it's probably worth it to add it in the CVS.

Meanwhile, I've almost fixed the regressions :)


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