Re: automatic build script
Lars Wirzenius writes:
> Actually, what really should be done is something that watches for
> source packages without binary packages, downloads the sources, builds,
You're right ...
> uploads binaries or sends bug reports. To implement this properly, help
> from Guy's dinstall is needed. Then, the whole of Debian could move into
Well, things like source dependencies, ... come to my mind.
I think somebody mentioned this as a goal for 2.1 ...
> this system. It should be beneficial for i386 as well (e.g., so that all
> packages are built using the same libraries, the same gcc, etc).
> I probably won't have time to implement this anytime soon. Anyone feel
> like hacking on it for a few days? (Talk to Guy, first.)
Mhmm ... I don't have too much time, I would be interested though.
We'll see ...
Meanwhile .. back to Alpha. With a divided compiling effort we should
be careful if we have the same libraries and development system.
I'm currently compiling libg++, which wasn't available for egcs until
I'm currently using egcs-2.91.12 (from my site)
libstdc++2.8 (until now most packages have 272)
after libg++ I will build fakeroot (which depends on libg++).
I should probably rename the libstdc++ package to libg++28 according
to i386 naming.
I'm not sure with this, because inthe egcs documentation it is said
that packages should get rid of g++ ... but I think this is not our
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