[sword-devel] portability

Bill Schuh sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 14 Jan 2001 17:45:29 -0800

SO SORRY FOLKS - please ignore the las post from me - it was sent on the
wrong address....


An old fool......

Bill <><
----- Original Message -----
From: Martin Gruner <mg.pub@gmx.net>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 14, 2001 5:26 AM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] portability

> Why not change the whole make system to autoconf/automake? We use it in
> bibletime, and IMO it makes maintaining more easy. Probably it would make
> porting sword / building on different architectures more easy?
> Maybe the sword cvs package should be split into (1) core lib and
> documentation (used by other projects), (2) module making and misc tools
> (3) apps (sword for windows and other apps). Maybe a new package could be
> up for module development. (or package 2 extended for this use)
> Martin
> On Freitag, 12. Januar 2001 12:33, you wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The debian packages are coming along, but this issue has come up. At
> > the moment you need to choose the platform manually. But when the
> > debian autobuilders try to build the package they will need to
> > determine it themselves.
> > One option is autoconf (you don't have to have automake as well so
> > the build system can stay virtually the same). I'll probably have a go
> > at it over the weekend, but I was just wondering if anyone had any
> > thoughts first?
> >
> > Daniel

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