Ubuntu and Mint build guides (Re: [PATCH wayland-web 0/9] Remove PDFs, update main build guide)

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 08:50:00 UTC 2019

On Sun, 13 Jan 2019 10:59:43 +0000
Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:

> Hi Pekka,
> On Sat, 12 Jan 2019 at 12:55, Pekka Paalanen <ppaalanen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > since meson is there and autotools on its final count-down, let's update
> > the main Weston build guide to use Meson.  
> Looks good, thanks for doing this. Series is:
> Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <daniels at collabora.com>
> > Things that would need further taking care of are:
> > - https://github.com/bryceharrington/wayland-build-tools/
> > - https://launchpad.net/~wayland.admin/+archive/ubuntu/daily-builds
> > - https://wayland.freedesktop.org/ubuntu16.04.html
> > - https://wayland.freedesktop.org/mint17.html
> >
> > Those are all linked from the building page, and would need either
> > updating or removing the link. Suggestions?  
> I think the Ubuntu and Mint pages would be better replaced with CI
> jobs which actually built things on Ubuntu/Mint. That way we could
> either refer to the GitLab CI recipe directly, or we could extract the
> build-deps from the CI recipe into the visible website.

That would be a good idea, but not by me. Someone who cares about Ubuntu
or Mint should do that. I guess if that has not happened before the
removal of autotools from Weston, I would propose deleting those pages.

> > The patches below can be found at
> > https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/pq/wayland.freedesktop.org/commits/master
> > and a live preview at
> > https://pq.pages.freedesktop.org/wayland.freedesktop.org/  
> Wow: 'GNOME and KDE are expected to be ported to it'. We need to do
> some more work on the site. :\


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