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From jan iversen <jancasacon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [question] build infra structure.
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 08:46:46 GMT
Thanks for offering your help, I will definitively come back to that.

Just one question, is there a design document or something where I can read
how the new makefile concept is going to work ?

Jan.

On 2 November 2012 09:26, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 01.11.2012 18:31, jan iversen wrote:
>
>> you See below please.
>>
>>
>> On 1 November 2012 18:18, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>  On 01.11.2012 17:57, jan iversen wrote:
>>>
>>>  See below please.
>>>>
>>>> THANKS for your VERY informative answer, it helped me a lot.
>>>>
>>>> I was of the simple idea, that we pursued a simple build process made up
>>>> of
>>>> gnuMake and an addon to gather for the shortcoming of gnumake in respect
>>>> of
>>>> cascaded makefiles.
>>>>
>>>>  We are in the process of migrating from dmake to GNU make.
>>> When that is finished then we will have essentially one single makefile.
>>>   Well, there will be one top level makefile that includes all the other
>>> makefiles.  But there will not one make process that starts other makes
>>> in
>>> subprocesses.  That would be evil, or so I have been told, see
>>> http://wiki.openoffice.org/****wiki/Build_System_Analysis<http://wiki.openoffice.org/**wiki/Build_System_Analysis>
>>> <htt**p://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/**Build_System_Analysis<http://wiki.openoffice.org/wiki/Build_System_Analysis>
>>> >
>>>
>> I am in the process of changing the l10n process. Currently it runs on one
>> makefile that searches all directories, I want to change that to a target
>> in every local makefile (build.lst).
>>
>
> I am aware of that and am glad that you follow this approach.  I am
> convinced that among a lot of other improvements, we could  make the
> localization process a lot faster by
> a) using make (dmake or GNU make) for controlling what to do when and
> b) by integrating it into the build process to update the pootle data from
> time to time.
>
>
>
>> Can I attach myself to your progress, or would you suggest that I attach
>> my
>> development to the current build process. my timeline is somewhat around
>> new year.
>>
>
> Conversion of Apache OpenOffice from dmake to gbuild is going very slow at
> the moment.  I am afraid that you will have work with the current build
> process.  But I am willing to help.
>
>
>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>  I hope to see your presentation on video later, due to personal budget
>>>> restriction (dont we all have that) I cannot participate.
>>>>
>>>>  Sorry to hear that, I would have liked to meet you.
>>>
>>>  Well if you come to FOSDEM, we can have a long chat. My problem is that
>> I
>> am currently "only" a contributor so that ticket alone is 600,- EUR.
>>
>
> Yeah, I know what you mean.  And I will think about FOSDEM.
>
>
>
>> I am also prepared for google/skype videochats.
>>
>
> That is good to know.  Maybe after ApacheCon.
>
> -Andre
>
>

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