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

Christopher Allan Webber cwebber at dustycloud.org
Sun Feb 22 19:47:22 EST 2015

Berker Peksağ writes:

> On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 10:50 PM, Christopher Allan Webber
> <cwebber at dustycloud.org> 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
> Could bootstrap.sh be integrated into the make step too?
> --Berker

Good question!

./bootstrap.sh sets up configure from configure.ac and runs the git
submodule checkouts.

Assuming someone was downloading a mediagoblin release tarball, a
configure script would be there for them and the submodules already
included, so they wouldn't need to worry about that.

 - Chris

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