Re: Compiling packages
> OK, how about I try mail?
> > I compiled my own egcs here from a snapshot of 980302, because
> > I couldn't find the source package from Chris. If you want to give it
> > a try: <ftp://iem.mhsg.ac.at/debian/egcs>
Sorry, it's there now !
Be careful with it, because it was just meant for internal use.
I still hope to get the debian/rules file from Chris.
So it has wrong version numbering (2.91.23 instead of 1.0.1 ..)
> Ah. OK. (This is probably in the developers' docs, but couldn't find it
> right away...)
Everytime I try a new thing with dpkg I have the same problem. I just
don't know where to look in the docs ...
> I volunteer.
So we are two ...
> Someone had done a batch compilation before, right?
I think Lars Wirzenius said something about a compilation script.
I once got a message from a sucessful Sparc compilation of the sox package.
> > - Test the compiled packages
> This is the hard part, I guess. At least test if it installs without any
> problems; testing the actual functioning of the package is a bit more
I agree. Probably we really get more people for testing if a
scratch installation would run smoothly ..
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