[GMG-Devel] ./configure && make now mandatory

Berker Peksağ berker.peksag at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 17:45:09 EST 2015

On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 12:40 AM, Christopher Allan Webber
<cwebber at dustycloud.org> wrote:
> Boris Bobrov writes:
>> On Sunday 22 February 2015 23:50:57 Christopher Allan Webber wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> As part of the upcoming release, a number of changes have happened.  We
>>> no longer do insane things like commit .mo files into the repo or
>>> minified javascript and the like (or we do a lot less of the latter, and
>>> are working towards even less of it).  As such, we need some way to
>>> "build" these steps.
>>> This process has been rolled into one step:
>>>   ./bootstrap.sh && ./configure && make
>>> [...]
>> How do I do setup.py develop now?
> setup.py develop still works, it's just that the ./configure && make
> makes the initial thing for you.
> I'm getting the sense that "making the virtualenv for users by default"
> might not be making sense :)

I think it's a good idea. Many users are not familiar to the Python
ecosystem and deployment best practices. Perhaps we can add a warning
or a y/n step to the "make" command.


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