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From Konstantin Kolinko <knst.koli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: svn re-org complete
Date Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:29:53 GMT
2009/8/12 sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
> On 12/08/2009, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>> sebb wrote:
>>  > On 07/08/2009, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>>  >> The svn re-organisation is complete.
>>  >
>>  > Is the file build/BUILDING.txt still accurate?
>>
>>
>> Yes. It is the top-level build.xml that needs tweaking.
>>
>>
>>  > Presumably I would need to change "current.loc" but it's not clear to
>>  > me what this needs to be changed to.
>>
>>
>> tomcat/tc5.5.x/trunk
>>
>>
>>  > Also, it would be useful to know how to build Tomcat 5.5 from a checkout.
>>
>>
>> Checkout tomcat/tc5.5.x/trunk
>>  cd build
>>  ant download
>>  ant
>>
>>  which is all the build script does. We could get rid of it but this is
>>  how 5.5.x has always been built.
>
> May I suggest that BUILDING.txt is updated with these details?
>
> Seems to me that the file BUILDING.txt is only likely to be available
> to a developer if they have already checked out the source, or have
> unpacked a source archive. In both cases, it's not necessary to
> download the current trunk again.
>
> AFAICS, using http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/build.xml is
> only necessary if the user does not already have BUILDING.txt
>
> I can provide a patch.
>

Note, that there is also
http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/building.html

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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