r18041 - gnucash/trunk - Merge webkit branch into trunk.
warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Apr 14 10:52:41 EDT 2009
We do not have a build farm yet.. Now that we have the vmhost we
could. We could also set up 'mock' to build for various RPM-based
systems. It might be interesting to set up tinderbox, but I have
no experience with that.
Quoting Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at rogers.com>:
> I've never looked into the issue. Is there a build farm we can use
> with different versions of linux distros so that we can check the
> build and limitations? Otherwise, we're limited by what developers
> and testers have. I suppose VMs could help with this.
> From: Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU>
> To: Herbert Thoma <herbert.thoma at iis.fraunhofer.de>
> Cc: gnucash-devel at gnucash.org
> Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 10:07:40 AM
> Subject: Re: r18041 - gnucash/trunk - Merge webkit branch into trunk.
> Herbert Thoma <herbert.thoma at iis.fraunhofer.de> writes:
>> Herbert Thoma schrieb:
>>> Derek Atkins schrieb:
>>>> Herbert Thoma <herbert.thoma at iis.fraunhofer.de> writes:
>>>>>>>> That's the one combination I wasn't able to test (gtkhtml that
>>>>>>>> doesn't use
>>>>>>>> gtkprint). What platform are you on?
>>>>>>> SuSE 10.3 (x86_64).
>>>>>> What version of gnome, gtk, and gnome-print do you have?
>>>>> pkg-config --modversion libgnome-2.0
>>>>> pkg-config --modversion gtk+-2.0
>>>>> pkg-config --modversion libgnomeprint-2.2
>>>> Ah, yeah, Fedora-7 era GnomePrint (pre GtkPrint) libraries.
>>>> As we're in the process of moving completely to Webkit (at least
>>>> I hope that's the goal) I think it's /probably/ safe to ignore
>>>> these old libraries.
>>> Well SuSE may be a bit slow on the gnome side. This distro is only about
>>> one year old.
>> I revoke my statement. This coputer is still on SuSE 10.2 and the support
>> period for this distro has ended ...
> Ahh, yeah, like I said, Fedora-7 era. I'm not sure offhand what version
> of Gnome Fedora-8 or 9 has, but I would hope that we should support any
> distros that were released by, say, May 1, 2008.
> My only concern is going to be RHEL/CentOS. The most recent
> release/update (5.3) probably still has a relatively old Gnome/Gtk. But
> then again RHEL5 is old enough that it doesn't fall into the May 1, 2008
> release-by date. So I honestly don't think I care that much about it.
> GnuCash 2.2 works there just fine, and someone could backport the
> dependencies if they really want to run bleeding-edge gnucash.
> So I think we should target Fedora 9 and equivalent Ubuntu and SuSE
> releases from early 2008.
> Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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