fdo#51004: some progress and 10 years old bug pending
matm at gmx.fr
Fri Nov 23 08:16:42 PST 2012
Le Fri, 23 Nov 2012 09:19:31 +0100, Stephan Bergmann <sbergman at redhat.com>
> On 11/23/2012 03:36 AM, Mat M wrote:
>> What about MinGW when building this ab driver ? Should I use WNT zips ?
> With "zips" you mean the prebuilt deliverables from module moz that LO's
> configure machinery can download from
> <http://dev-www.libreoffice.org/mozilla/> (see MOZ_ZIP_* in ooo.lst.in),
> to avoid having to build module moz?
> I'm not sure producing the relevant zips for MinGW has ever been
> exercised by anybody (there are at least none at
> <http://dev-www.libreoffice.org/mozilla/>), or whether building module
> moz on MinGW actually works at all. (What I'm pretty sure does /not/
> work is to use the WNTMSCII*.zip files for MinGW.)
If we consider MinGW not to build mozab, then I will also disable this
case. For now, I only limit to _os=WINNT, which include MinGW32
>> If yes, how do we mark as deprecated the other ones ?
> What do you mean with "other ones"? Deprecating what where?
We have Linux and OSX zips in , which are useless since mork is
>> Based on the fact we do not build moz now, can someone confirm we could
>> remove moz/makefile.mk with ooo_mozab and keep moz/zipped/makefile.mk
>> with moz_unzip ?
> If we continue to need the deliverables from module moz on some platform
> (as we do for Windows), I would strongly suggest to keep the machinery
> working that allows to produce those deliverables by actually building
> module moz from scratch (i.e., the moz/makefile.mk part). The ability
> to shortcut building module moz by using prebuilt deliverables (i.e.,
> the moz/zipped/makefile.mk part) is for the convenience of people
> building LO, but it should IMO be strongly considered secondary to
> building from scratch. (After all, if we remove the ability to build
> from scratch, we are doomed with rotting zips that we can't regenerate
> when need comes.)
OK. so I will keep it for windows and do some cleaning, removing all
>> From the Stephan's mail, I conclude --with-system-* are restricted to
>> _os != WINNT or _host_os != cygwin.
>> That I was not aware.
> To clarify, I did not mean to imply that --with-system-* must not be
> used for Windows. I just tried to explain why many of those switches
> likely don't work there and nobody bothers.
I get the point :)
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