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

  • From: "Ingo Weinhold" <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-build-team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 03:10:42 CEST (+0200)

> >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.

That's exactly the point. Who will maintain the build system to work 
for other platforms? Personally I also have Linux installed on the BeOS 
box I'm usually working with, but honestly I don't feel very motivated 
to do this (using ReiserFS I can't even exchange data easily).

CU, Ingo

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