Re: LANGUAGE_CHOOSER - continued
On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 03:29:49PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Marcin Owsiany <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I: copying required libraries to root filesystem
> > tar: ./utilities/bogl/libutf8_plug.so: Cannot stat: No such file or directory
> > tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> > This doesn't seem to break anything, though.
> Hmm. A little troubling. This library is from bf-utf module, right?
> How are you integrating the stuff required from that CVS module into
> the boot-floppies build process?
Hmm. I simply assume that bf-utf and boot-floppies base directories are in
the same directory.
> It's definately a priority that this build process works smoothly for
> porters. Probably checks should be added to the top-level 'make
> check' and possilby in other places as well, if you haven't already
> done so.
I'll write this
> > (3). Currently it won't build if you don't type 'make utils' earlier. Anyway,
> > IIRC this was also the case before, if you built e.g. only root.bin
> Um, hmm, but 'make clean; make release' works, right?
> This can probably be pretty easily fixed.
> > (4). The release_notes.?? files in scripts/rootdisk/messages/ are not cleaned
> > on 'make clean' in top directory. Is this a right directory to keep them in
> > during build?
> I believe so -- things work ok as is now with those files, I think.
> > If so, then I should add a cleaning command to top level
> > Makefile, right?
> Sounds like it.
> > If not, then where should they be kept?
> Well, I'd have to look more deeply, but it's certainly possible that
> it might be cleaner to have scripts/rescue/Makefile and
> scripts/rescue/messages/Makefile that handles this stuff.
I'm waiting then
> > 2) make two flavors of the things that differ between LC and non-LC
> > versions, and name them differently, like:
> > root.bin depends on dbootstrap
> > while
> > root-idepci.bin depends on dbootstrap-lc
> Hmm, option (2) sounds best to me.
And that's what i've done now.
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