[Libreoffice] Installation instructions for source code release

Caolán McNamara caolanm at redhat.com
Sat Jan 29 07:59:19 PST 2011

On Sat, 2011-01-29 at 12:33 +0100, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> Just had a look at the 'bootstrap' tree: it contains a full copy
> of dmake (even worse: with utogenerated files ;-o) - that would be
> my firt candidate for being kicked out. Generic buildtools should
> never be bundled into individual application's source trees.

This particular "dmake" isn't really a generic "dmake". Its a rather odd
make-style utility which has been hacked quite a bit from its original

The preferred solution here is to move everything over to gnumake. I
think the work on doing this if fairly advanced and in one of Norberts
git branches and the moment.


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