[Libreoffice] Some hints about git please...

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at frugalware.org
Tue Nov 2 15:57:53 PDT 2010

On Tue, Nov 02, 2010 at 11:02:56PM +0100, Gert Faller <gertfaller at aliceadsl.fr> wrote:
> 1) I update the 'clone' directory often. No problem with that.
> 2) I've read that when updating 'clone', 'bin/g' must be run.
>    I don't find any 'g' in ./bin/.
> 3) I don't know how to update easily the source in 'build/libreoffice-'
> 4) I edit code in 'clone/module' and 'git diff' from there but, for building,
>    I have to go to 'build/libreoffice-' where I have done a
> local
>    git, modify the patch (paths are too long in it eg :
>    a/module/submodule --> a/submodule), 'apply' it, 'build', 'apply -R', and if
>    it's ok, get back to clone/module and undo my work (with the editor or with
>    'apply -R')
> There must be an other way less tedious...


Have you seen this thread? Basically if you want to contribute, not just
build, then the best is to build in rawbuild, then you can easily test
your changes.
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