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Re: Cocotron

From: Sašo Kiselkov
Subject: Re: Cocotron
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 13:18:59 +0100
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Helge Hess wrote:
> Even if this is the case (nobody seems to use it!) producing packages
> which install it properly also takes some more days(/weeks).
> I certainly can't write gnustep-make packages which install my software
> into /usr/local out of the box? I probably need to manually move
> gnustep-base and do all the right settings etc?
> As a rough guess I think it would take about 2...4 weeks to get a
> (deployable) port. Its the typical 90/10 rule that the last 10% take 90%
> the time. We don't need a prototype showing SOPE/OGo running on
> gstep-base, but a solid solution meeting basic QA expectations.
> Actually I do think that gstep-base is slowly improving (adding FHS
> etc), but I suppose the issue is that the core developers have a
> different viewpoint on it (ie they don't think that proper FHS support
> or Unix/Linux integration is crucial etc).
> Anyways. If someone wants to do the port, you are very welcome and of
> course you will get assistence. I still consider it a goal to move to
> gstep-base, but at the current pace this will take some additional 3
> years. Probably we have moved to Mono till then ;->
> Greets,
>   Helge

Interresting that I was able to build a self-contained installable
binary application package of an app which uses additional libraries and
massively depends on run-time loading of bundles just using vanilla
GNUstep and all that in one day.

I haven't tested it on many platforms though, but just in case you want
to give it a try, here it is:


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