[GNC-dev] swig as permanent build requirement

John Ralls jralls at ceridwen.us
Mon May 20 10:15:46 EDT 2019

> On May 20, 2019, at 6:02 AM, Derek Atkins <derek at ihtfp.com> wrote:
> Geert Janssens <geert.gnucash at kobaltwit.be> writes:
>>> Another alternative is just print "GITHUB RELEASE XXX" and grab XXX from
>>> the top-level directory name?
>> The top-level directory name can be anything and not related to git or github
>> at all. It depends on where a user extracts the zip file.
> Does the tarfile not create a tree gnucash_XXXXXX (where XXXXXX is the
> git hash of the tarball)?
> I guess there is no way to disable this "feature" of github?

Nope. It just creates a zip file "gnucash-maint.zip" containing a single directory "gnucash-maint" with no indication of what commit its for.

I don't see any way to disable or modify the "clone or download" behavior in settings.

John Ralls

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