[PATCH 2/2] XWin: Include a copy of GL specs, rather than downloading them
alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Wed Jan 5 12:56:48 PST 2011
On 01/ 5/11 12:10 PM, Gaetan Nadon wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-01-05 at 14:25 +0000, Daniel Stone wrote:
>> It's a fairly upsetting diffstat, but not being able to distcheck on
>> the train makes me sad-in-pants.
> There is a requirement for the build to not rely on internet connection, a similar
> issue was raised during the DocBook/XML conversion, as some obscure low
> level tools were using it.
Well, besides the "build xserver on a train, build xserver on a plane,
build xserver on a boat, build xserver in a goat"  scenarios where internet
access may not be available, a number of us have to build the packages for
our product releases on systems behind corporate firewalls, but that probably
applies far more to those building the hw/xfree86 and hw/xquartz ddx'es than
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at oracle.com
Oracle Solaris Platform Engineering: X Window System
 Okay, building xserver on a system embedded in/swallowed by a goat isn't
an actual requirement, but I had this whole green-eggs-and-ham rhythm
going, and you probably wouldn't have very good connectivity in one.
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