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Re: Proposal: Stop running './gen-make.py -t dsp' for release tarballs+zipfiles

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2006-08-18 11:14:52 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:
> Currently, when in release mode, autogen.sh generates windows build files.
> I think we should stop doing this, as the generated files hardcode the
> release manager's own absolute (Unix!) paths, and additionally, have
> variations caused by the release manager's availability of certain
> dependencies. For example, rc4 contains
> build/win32/msvc-dsp/libsvn_fs_base_msvc.dsp, but on my machine, the
> windows build isn't outputting that file.
> We *already* tell Windows people to run gen-make.py as part of the
> build. Therefore, I presume the practice of running it from autogen.sh
> in release mode is either obsolete, or entirely misguided.

It never bothered my because I never even attempted to build a tarball
with the included .dsp files ...

-- Brane

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