[Bitcoin-development] Detailed gitian build guide
c1.sf-bitcoin at niftybox.net
Thu Apr 3 16:01:58 UTC 2014
On Thu, 2014-04-03 at 07:51 +0200, Wladimir wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 6:47 AM, devrandom <c1.sf-bitcoin at niftybox.net>
> I wonder how much of this could be scripted.
> Everything, probably, using vmbuilder (and/or vagrant as Nick Simpson
> suggests). But that's not the point here. It is to provide exact steps
> that people can follow to get a basic (virtual) machine that they can
> use to do gitian builds.
> I didn't want to end up with a
> gitian-builder-that-builds-a-gitian-builder :-) The host machine may
> not even have any scripting languages installed (in the case of
Yes, I can see the turtles there.
> It may be possible to script *some* parts (most of the quoted bash
> script is runnable as script) without automating the entire process,
> but I hope that over time we can make Gitian itself easier to
> use/setup, so that less steps are needed in the first place.
Understood. :) I would definitely like to see in Gitian any
improvements that make it easier for newcomers to get started.
Miron / devrandom
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