Re: [MoM]: r9659 - trunk/packages/fis-gtm/fis-gtm/trunk/debian
On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 10:36:05AM -0500, Bhaskar, K.S wrote:
> >>1) Take advantage of the "package" target in the
> >> gtm Makefile, to select the binary files of interest
> >> to be included in an installation.
> >>2) Take the resulting tar.gz file, expand it in a tmp
> >> directory, (debian/tmp).
> >>3) Finally, cherry-pick the files from that tmp
> >> directory and put them in their final destination
> >>Two alternative plans are;
> >>A) To directly use the "./configure" file in the
> >> binary directory, which actually pick some
> >> defaults and move files to their final location.
> >> http://osehra.org/wiki/installing-gtm
> >>B) Work from the "gtminstall" script that Bhaskar
> >> pointed out. In this case, we have to skip several
> >> portions of the script, because it really starts with
> >> downloading the tar files from sourceforge.
> [KSB] gtminstall as a stand-alone script will download and install
> the latest GT.M release from Source Forge. But when executed as
> part of a GT.M distribution, it installs the distribution it is
> bundled with.
I'm not sure whether Luis can turn this into a recommendation. At least
I can not parse this as something like: Luis, stay on your track. /
Luis, pick alternative A) or B).
For me this sounds like another wording for alternative B). Do you
think it is a good idea to just strip the downloading part from
gtminstall and use the remaining code?