[openbeos-build-team] Re: Building on linux

  • From: "David Reid" <dreid@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos-build-team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2002 23:16:19 +0100

I don't think it'll be much of an issue really. I also think you're maybe
blowing this out of proportion, but hey, that's my point of view.

I personally think we'll suffer if we have a tree that can only be built on
beos.

david

>
> >All we're talking about is a build environment... Jeez.
>
> Yes, and if something gets broken to support building on Linux then
> people will complain.  I'm just trying to do a little "peer review" to
> make sure we have thought this through and aren't just hacking it
> together to see if it works.
>
> >Seriously, once we are able to boot from a hard drive then being able
> to
> >work on it will be easier, but to let people work on the kernel, or
> the kits
> >or whatever else they feel like in linux/win32 or any other os doesn't
> seem
> >so silly to me. Seems quite sensible really.
>
> Flexibility is good yes, but it is not something you can just hack
> together in a few minutes.  We need to think about it and build a good
> solution.
>
> >Anyway, we can add rules tro determine the OS and have things switched
> >on/off accordingly. I couldn't see how to do it which is why i didn't
> add
> >anything more than I did.
> >
> >Over to the buildmeisters...
>
> Sure, we can take a look at this.
>
> Ryan Leavengood
> OpenBeOS Build Team Lead
>
>


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