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Re: svn commit: r1577117 - /subversion/trunk/tools/dev/unix-build/Makefile.svn

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:40:00 +0100

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 01:34:51PM +0100, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 13.03.2014 12:42, stsp_at_apache.org wrote:
> > Author: stsp
> > Date: Thu Mar 13 11:42:08 2014
> > New Revision: 1577117
> >
> > URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1577117
> > Log:
> > * tools/dev/unix-build/Makefile.svn: Add gettext support to my custom
> > build script, which is also used on the bb-openbsd bot. My own svn
> > development builds now support i18n so I can test related code paths.
> I'm frankly not thrilled by the existence of "your own build script."
> How on earth do we know that what works for you will work for the rest
> of us who use the standard "autogen.sh; configure; make" sequence?

I want to control the set of dependencies independently from
what the operating system provides.

I want gdb traces into dependencies with debug symbols.

I want to type 'make', not all the crazy commands that the Makefile automates.

I was maintaining this Makefile outside of our repository for a long time.
Some years ago Hyrum suggested that I move it into our repo in case
it is useful to someone. If you're not happy with that I can move it elsewhere.

> (FWIW, the fact that the bb-openbsd bot uses a different script from
> other bots is also a problem, but IIUC Ben is working on addressing that.)

I'm quite happy that I have reproducible builds on OpenBSD and if necessary
other *nix-like systems with full control and automation.

If Ben invents something similar that's great.
I believe that diversity in the buildfarm doesn't hurt.
Received on 2014-03-13 14:40:42 CET

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