[vlc-devel] [REVIEW REQUEST] vlc: new contrib build system

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Mon Jun 27 20:33:39 CEST 2011

Le lundi 27 juin 2011 21:23:26 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> >  * always building from source tarball:
> >    - easier GPL compliance
> >    - easier offline/firewalled builds
> Meaning: we need to do tarballs of people who don't do tarballs?

In case the package comes from a VCS, the build rules will create a tarball 
out of the VCS export. Then the tarball is unpacked and compiled as "normal".

This is slightly slower, but far simpler w.r.t. publishing the source and 
compiling offline.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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