Re: GSoC07: buildsys merged

From: Robert Staudinger <>
Date: Sat Jan 05 2008 - 12:00:08 CET

On Jan 5, 2008 7:08 AM, <> wrote:
> I am operating without the benefit of a SVN client, a fast-enough VMWare
> install of Windows, or a threading mail client, so please excuse the poor
> research of this question.
> Does this mean we have only one svn module now?

One for abiword, one for abiword-extras (templates and stuff), one for

> abi is no longer a peer of abiword-plugins?

The abiword-plugins svn module is deprecated. Plugin sources have been
migrated to the abiword module.

> How badly will the diving make be broken now?

Diving make has been removed, the goal is to build using the same
infrastructure on all platforms. Using the new buildsys you can also
build the win32 release on linux, an increasingly popular practice
among gtk related projects.

> I hope this is in TRUNK and not backported? (Not really a question - more like a
> prayer if I am to get 2.6 whipped in to shape on Windows in any reasonable
> amount of time.)

It is trunk only, I would not recommend backporting.

> How quickly do I need to run to the computer store and get the parts to
> fix my main computer?

There is no need for any immediate action from your side. Letīs have
the dust settle a bit and iron out the remaining crincles.

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