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Re: autogen.sh --release doesn't work

From: Kirby C. Bohling <kbohling_at_birddog.com>
Date: 2003-04-24 21:17:00 CEST

On Thu, 2003-04-24 at 13:41, Michael Price wrote:
> autogen.sh --release doesn't work, likely because of gstein's changes recently
> to the windows build. Kinda prevents the whole release thing.
> I don't have to time or energy to fix this as I'm home sick today with a sinus
> infection. I'll check back in later tonight to see if the person(s) responsible
> have cleaned up after themselves.
> Michael

        Hmmm, is the release process automateable enough to just build nightly
tarballs every day from HEAD? You'd catch these problems when they
happened then. I know that svn breakage has scripts to build on various
platforms in a cron'ed up manner. It might be interesting to send the
output of the tarball-release script to svn-breakage.

        Whoever does the nighly builds now, can't be that far from being able
to do this. (Hint, hint: I'd run Subversion's nightly builds, if doing
the build of the current source was: download ; unpack ; ./configure ;
make ; do something else for 30 minutes ; test-svn ). Building
subversion fresh from HEAD of all the various packages takes too darn
long, and too often in the past, building clean was the only way I could
straighten out my build. How many bug reports have gone away, when
someone did a fresh rebuild? My guess is I'm not the only one.

        Even if the tarballs aren't released, it might be a nice thing for
someone to automate and send to svn-breakage. Even if you personally
don't run the scripts.


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