[Kde-scm-interest] JhBuild

Ian Monroe ian.monroe at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 16:14:19 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:03 AM, John Tapsell <johnflux at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/1/28 Ian Monroe <ian.monroe at gmail.com>:
>> I've moved away from the idea of blessing a build tool. Instead we
>> could have a officialish KDE-specific simple clone tool that did
>> nothing but checkout extragear/multimedia etc. Handy for people who
>> don't want to use a build tool and it would establish a canonical
>> layout of different projects.
> Also please think about new developers.  We need the instructions for
> new developers to be _really simple_.
> Everytime I look at the current kde build instructions I wince.  It
> really puts people off.

Well I can't disagree. But this is something to figure out on techbase
talk pages likely though. :) We already have good automated solutions
to build KDE, git doesn't really change anything.


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