r22869 - gnucash/trunk/packaging/win32 - Win32 build: Can we get along without libgsf-gnome?

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Mon Apr 8 11:31:11 EDT 2013

On Apr 8, 2013, at 8:06 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at MIT.EDU> wrote:

> Christian Stimming <christian at cstimming.de> writes:
>> Am Freitag, 5. April 2013, 15:04:56 schrieb John Ralls:
>>>> The smaller size is expecially strange compared to yesterday's trunk
>>>> build. That one is still 96MB, but now we have 72MB. One recent change
>>>> is that the ja_JP guide document is disabled, but that should be the
>>>> case on the daily trunk build as well.
>>> I imagine that the daily trunk build has the old libs in it still, otherwise
>>> it would have been failing to build just like 2.5.0 was.
>> I've removed the normal (daily) trunk build directory and let
>> everything build anew. Turns out this results in only 72MB as well. So
>> the 2.5.0 release binary is just fine.
> Great news.  And thanks.  I wonder if we need a periodic reset of that
> directory?

It would be nice if our build machinery could detect updated versions of dependencies and automatically build them when found. Jhbuild does this, but unfortunately nobody has yet succeeded in getting it to work reliably on Win32.

John Ralls

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