Win32 build for 2.3.1

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Jun 15 11:07:37 EDT 2009

Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> writes:

> Quoting Phil Longstaff <plongstaff at>:
>> Derek,
>> how hard would it be to set up win32 builds so that the 'tags' tree
>> is monitored, and if a new tag is added, that tag is built, and
>> win32_setup_gc_'tag'.exe (or whatever it is called) would be put
>> somewhere.  That would be an automatic mechanism to build the newly
>> announced versions.
>> Yes, I know.  Patches are welcome :)
> Umm..  I honestly don't know.  You can see the script in SVN
> right now, but it assumes a single tree, and it assumes it's already checked
> out.  I don't know how hard it would be to set up something to watch for a new
> tag and build if it sees one.  Such a script would need to:
> 1. poll the tags URL in the repo
> 2. see if there's a new tag (not sure how to detect this)
> 3. if it sees a new tag, do an svn checkout
> 4. run the daily_build on the new checkout
> I'd be happy to sdet up the nightly job to do this but we'd have to solve step
> #2 first.  I think steps 3 and 4 are relatively straightforward.
> However there
> still might be some configuration to do.
> There should have been a 2.3.1 build off whatever was HEAD at 2am EDT, which
> looks like it should be "correct".

FYI, this is now set up.  When you tag 2.3.2 there will be a build fired
off the tag that night (after the daily build).  This means you can tag
the release that then continue making more changes...

Unfortunately I believe that the setup still will have an 'svn-rXXXXX'
in it.

>> Phil
> -derek


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