[gobolinux-users] Compile 1.8.2
Lucas C. Villa Real
lucasvr at gobolinux.org
Fri Feb 23 12:15:51 UTC 2007
On 2/9/07, Hi There <goboster at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Could I suggest an enhancement for the next release? I
> keep coming across sources that don't unpack into the
> standard progam-name--#.## folder in Sources. This
> becomes a problem when you have different versions
> that unpack into the same directory name. Besides
> being messy, if you're not paying attention, Compile
> thinks it finds sources for the version you're
> compiling, and can end up using those sources instead
> of the right ones.
The problem is that some build programs expect to see a specific
dirname. I'm creating right now a recipe for the RISC OS's NetSurf
browser (which has a GTK+ port), and it explicitly requires that its
root dir is called 'netsurf'.
I can see other programs claiming the same thing, so this might not be
as trivial as one could expect.
> and BTW, adding file_hash and file_size to the
> attributes generated by MakeRecipe would make it that
> much more likely that people include them in their
Hmm, that's done already.. maybe you're talking about NewVersion? The
problem is that NewVersion doesn't try to download sources first..
should we make NewVersion download the tarballs? Ideas?
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