[Libreoffice] feature/rip-build-repo - branch for removal of the need of the 'build' repo

Jan Holesovsky kendy at suse.cz
Tue Nov 23 11:12:50 PST 2010

Hi Norbert,

On 2010-11-23 at 01:55 -0600, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:

> > I built it on Windows too.  The only issue I've encountered is that the
> > initial autogen.sh run checks for presence of certain dll files in the
> > external module, and it fails because the external module was not there.
> > The solution was to run g clone first, then run autogen.sh.
> Argh, that is annoying. I managed to hide the git clone and the
> ./download step into the make
> but you can't make before autogen... chicken and egg thing...
> Any possibility to postpone these check or only do them if the autogen
> option says --with-system for these dll (i'm guessing here), with the
> understanding that if you are using the 'built-in' ones they will
> pulled in ?

I am trying to move the checks to the download script for now, but the
killer feature would be to use http://kegel.com/wine/winetricks
directly, for the download of the pieces ;-) - I'll check if I can do
that in one step, or if it'll be really easier to postpone the checks
now, and focus on the winetricks usage later.


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