[vlc-devel] [REVIEW REQUEST] vlc: new contrib build system
jb at videolan.org
Mon Jun 27 20:42:57 CEST 2011
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 09:33:39PM +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> 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.
Do we really care about speed? I don't think so.
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