[GNC-dev] swig as permanent build requirement

Derek Atkins derek at ihtfp.com
Tue May 21 09:08:43 EDT 2019

John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> writes:

>> On May 20, 2019, at 6:02 AM, Derek Atkins <derek at ihtfp.com> wrote:
>> 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.


Maybe we need a README.md that says right at the top "DO NOT DOWNLOAD A

> Regards,
> John Ralls


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