[vlc-devel] [RFC] rename contrib/bootstrap to contrib/configure

Alexandre Janniaux ajanni at videolabs.io
Sat Feb 1 11:45:25 CET 2020


On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 09:35:45AM +0100, Steve Lhomme wrote:
> We can fix our own scripts easily (at least a Merge Request on Gitlab should
> validate the changes). I don't know about other build scripts out there. But
> figuring out a file that used to be there is not there anymore should be
> easy.
> Also I don't think that many people transitioned to the VLC 4.0 tree yet.
> As for creating scripts in general, calling it bootstrap might be
> misleading. Especially since it can create things when no options are set,
> like an actual bootstrap.

I don't care either, but I don't think it's misleading,
or would not know what consequences it brings anyway.

In addition, it's an «issue» that is easily solved by
writing/maintaining clear build instruction and make it
easily available for the user.

Alexandre Janniaux

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