Re: Tinderbox for GNOME 2 development

Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:

> Michael Meeks <michael ximian com> writes: 
> > 	Sigh, as long as the tinderbox is only used to inform humans, to
> > send mail to people to ask them to fix it sometime. eg. bonobo's
> > message-of-doom says:
> > 
> >   * This software _will_ be breaking binary and source compatibility
> > frequently
> >   * Furthermore it will not compile for long periods of the week, and this
> > is a feature.
> > 
> > 	Do we really need a tinderbox at this stage ?
> > 
> While noting that GConf doesn't build at the moment, ;-)

Ignore this confused person, it does build :-)

/me hides

> Remember that ALL the libs have to be frozen by July 29. But any libs
> that depend on a given lib (call it X) can't start development until X
> is kept at least compiling most of the time.
> I would say that Tinderbox can begin by building GTK at least, for
> now. As other libs are willing to commit to a working build and allow
> higher-in-the-dependency-chain libs to begin development, we add those
> libs to Tinderbox.
> We need to coordinate between the libgnomeui, bonobo, gtk,
> etc. maintainers to be sure the non-compilation phase of development
> for each lib doesn't mess up development of dependent libs.

Martin Baulig
martin gnome org (private)
baulig suse de (work)

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