[gccsdk] ctorrent port for the autobuilder

Alex Waugh alex at alexwaugh.com
Mon Apr 2 13:56:07 PDT 2007


John Tytgat <John.Tytgat at aaug.net> wrote:

> With a 'developer' hat on, I would say the 'libraries' ones and these can
> be a bit tricky.  The biggest problem is that these are very dependent on
> each other so the build order is important.  I'm not so happy with the
> current way of enforcing their dependancies (driven by the 'depends' file)
> as this is rather labour intensive to keep up to date and usually very error
> prone. Ideally this would be derived directly from the APT database for
> those projects fetched via apt-get (that's a nice project on its own IMHO).
> Other ideas to tackle the dependency issue in a better way are more than
> welcome.

It already gets the dependencies from Debian, which does work in some
cases. However it does require that the autobuilder dir dir the
library matches the library name Debian is expecting, which seemed
somewhat inconsistant with the binary package names. 


Alex

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