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Re: LANGUAGE_CHOOSER - continued

On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 03:29:49PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Marcin Owsiany <porridge@pandora.info.bielsko.pl> 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.



+--------------------------------+ The reason we come up with new versions
|Marcin Owsiany                  | is not to fix bugs. It's the stupidest
|porridge@pandora.info.bielsko.pl| reason to buy a new version
+--------------------------------+ I ever heard.            - Bill Gates

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