Re: Notifications for build & release issues: gnome-control-center

On Sat, 2006-10-21 at 17:50 -0600, Elijah Newren wrote:
> On 10/21/06, Thomas Wood <thos gnome org> wrote:
> > I think information about which dependencies are mandatory and which are
> >   optional would be very helpful. Optional dependencies are probably
> > even more important, as they are the hardest to discover.
> >
> > There's a lot of good information in the releng directory, but I doubt
> > people know about it. We need a system to generate some nice html pages
> > for each release detailing all of the above information in a nice
> > readable format. Did anyone ever have anything to do something like this?
> Nope, it's never been created.  Would you like to work on something
> like that?  The optional dependencies make sense as well, though you
> won't find all the information you need for that in the jhbuild
> modulesets (e.g. existing optional dependencies on beagle by modules
> such as nautilus and yelp)

Isn't the ‘suggests’ element in jhbuild's moduleset DTD specifically for
that? We could start using it ;-)

-- m

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