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

  • From: "David Reid" <dreid@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos-build-team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 00:15:42 +0100

It's a place to build the OS... I mean until we can self host & self build
what does it matter where we're built? Please lets not get too purist about
this. So what if it's built on Linux, OpenBSD, Mac, Windows or BeOS??? It
still ends up being OpenBeOS...


> >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 just think getting the hold build environment working on Linux is
> akin to just using Linux as the kernel.  I really thought we were
> keeping away from that, unlike BlueEyedOS and Cosmoe.  I mean, if you
> can build the whole tree on Linux, why not just run everything there as
> well?  Or will it be the case that you can compile but not test on
> Linux?  What use is that?
> >I personally think we'll suffer if we have a tree that
> >can only be built on beos.
> Well if we do it lets just make sure we do it right.
> Ryan Leavengood
> OpenBeOS Build Team Lead

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