Re: 'make dist' take 2

From: Ryan Pavlik <>
Date: Fri Jan 05 2007 - 21:25:26 CET

J.M. Maurer wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 12:54 +0100, Robert Staudinger wrote:
>> On 1/3/07, Dominic Lachowicz <> wrote:
>>> What you might want to do, Rob, is provide these tarballs. If the
>>> Win32 guys don't have a *NIX box, they won't be able to create the
>>> 'dist' tarballs, since the Win32 build doesn't use autotools.
>> I have started pushing "make dist" generated tarballs to
>> Please let me know if there's anything else i can do. Is it possible
>> to ssh into a win32 machine that has a build system set up? If so I
>> could run builds and do the needed fixes without bothering anyone
>> (except for the ssh access).
> Maybe giving you access to the VM rp is using at my place? RP uses VNC
> to connect to it. He has it all set up, but I don't if you can use it
> without fscking his build system up.
I could add a third build to the system and have it wget your dist
tarballs, if you explain how it differs in the actual steps to build
from tarball from what I'm doing now.


Ryan Pavlik
AbiWord Win32 Platform Maintainer, Art Lead:
AbiWord Community Outreach Project:
"Optimism is the father that leads to achievement."
 -- Helen Keller
"The folder structure in a modern Linux distribution such as Ubuntu
was largely inspired by the original UNIX foundations that were
created by men with large beards and sensible jumpers."
 -- Jono Bacon, The Ubuntu Guide
Received on Fri Jan 5 21:25:33 2007

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Fri Jan 05 2007 - 21:25:34 CET