Fw: [cgl_discussion] Sources from each build...

Randy.Dunlap rddunlap at osdl.org
Tue Sep 24 14:42:27 PDT 2002

On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Khalid Aziz wrote:

| I am pretty sure I had asked for source tarballs, not binary tarballs.
| Build simply needs to verify the source we have builds and works. We
| should make the source tarballs available and it should be upto distros
| to generate binaries for whatever platform using whatever libraries and
| in whatever packaging format they desire. We should not be posting
| binaries.
| Did anyone else understand it differently? My memory may not be quite
| accurate.

I missed a couple of months of meetings, so I can't say for sure
what happened during that period, but I agree that vanilla
tarballs are all that we should post.

| As for rpm packages, they indeed are distro specific. An RPM package for
| Redhat 7.3 is very unlikely to install on a Mandrake 8.2. IMO, we should
| not build rpm or any other packages.
| I completely agree with you about location of instructions for accessing
| CVS. I had asked for those instructions to be placed in a prominent
| location at least three weeks back. I am waiting for integration team to
| do that. There is a bug in bugzilla.developer.osdl.org (bug # 485) as
| well for that.


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