[gccsdk] Recommended distros for autobuilder

Michael Grunditz michael.grunditz at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 11:16:35 PDT 2020


Den ons 2 sep. 2020 19:28Theo Markettos <theo at markettos.org.uk> skrev:

> On Wed, Sep 02, 2020 at 06:00:15PM +0100, Chris Gransden wrote:
> > None of those are due to the version of Ubuntu you are using. The
> upstream
> > versions have changed so the patches need updating.
>
> I suppose what I'm getting at is two things:
>
> 1) What are the build platform and source repository that is likely to
> cause
> least breakage building things?
>
> 2) If the answers to 1) are 'use something ancient', what would be the
> least
> painful way to make it less ancient?
>
>
> If people (Chris, Alan, Lee, others) are currently building stuff and
> fixing
> up problems, it would be good to understand which versions the patches
> going
> in to
>
I think it really is time to stop using debian as source.  I built the
whole gtk 3 stack some time ago.  I ended up fetching original source tar
balls. I hand patched and at least in most cases created patch diffs and
added to autobuilder.

Michael

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