[gst-devel] libtool requirements
Thomas Vander Stichele
thomas at apestaart.org
Mon Jun 7 01:29:01 CEST 2004
On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 04:23, Benjamin Otte wrote:
> This mail is about this bug:
> See also:
> According to this bug we should
> a) up the libtool requirement for GStreamer to 1.5.2.
> b) build releases with autotools that are as new as possible.
> I'd like to do a), but for that the buildbots need to be updated - at
> least the FC1 one. So please go ahead and do this, so we can get this
I don't think we should do this. Upping requirements on cvs build tools
is always a cost/benefit assessment, ie "does the benefit of upping
outweigh the pain of a whole bunch of people and the slew of questions
of "why doesn't this tool pick up that/give me errors/...".
In this particular case, there's very little benefit for lots of pain.
Anyone who is running autogen.sh on arm can raise their hand right now
if they disagree.
> For b), I guess this is up to Thomas to remember to build releases on a
> machine that is as current as possible.
> Could you add that to the right place so you don't build with "outdated"
Already doing that. Latest tarball was generated with 1.5.6
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