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From jean-frederic clere <jfrederic.cl...@fujitsu-siemens.com>
Subject Re: Committing binaries in CVS [Was] RE: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-connectors/procrun/bin tomcat.exe tomcatw.exe
Date Fri, 10 Oct 2003 10:13:09 GMT
Mladen Turk wrote:
> 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: jean-frederic clere
>>
>>Remy Maucherat wrote:
>>
>>>Ignacio J. Ortega wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>Sorry to disagree, but it's impossible to build the said binaries
>>>without expensive compilers. (please do not suggest Cygwin)
>>
>>Why? Is the Makefile broken?
>>
> 
> 
> Doesn't matter. We need the tomcat.exe and tomcatw.exe only.
> While the tomcat.exe could be compiled using cygwin or mingw, there is a
> problem with tomcatw.exe. The GNU's resource compilers doesn't handle
> the
> BITMAP resources so we are missing those whenever building with those
> tools.

Ok, I have noted the resources were missing but I have not tried to arrange it.

> Also I'm not sure about the License and Cygwin binaries (that's too
> fuzzy, so I don't even bother to compile something with cygwin).

I will try to ask them.

> 
> AFAICT we don't build WIN32 distributable binaries with those tools for
> any j-t-c project.
> Further more, apache2.x installation is build with InstallShield
> (another expensive tool), and
> nobody complains about that.

:-((

> 
> So, find the space that can be reached from ant when building Tomcat5,
> and I'll put the binaries there,
> since we don't need them for anything but the nsis TC5 install package.

I do not want to remove the binaries now, I am just reaching a "Open Source" way 
to produce them.

> 
> 
> 
>>>So -1 to remove them, I need them where they are.
>>>
> 
> 
> As I said, you need them where they can be found duiring build process.
> 
> MT.
> 
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