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Re: Pre-built binary package

From: Baurzhan Ismagulov
Subject: Re: Pre-built binary package
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 22:00:32 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 04:38:36PM -0700, Too, Justin A. wrote:
> Ease of "installation" for end users.  Specifically, we have 40 identical
> machines with the same tool chain.  Our developers are using these
> systems.  It's a hassle to require each developer to install our project
> for non-development purposes (i.e. To just use the executable).
> I would like to continually release a pre-built binary after each source
> code integration.  Then, each developer can simply download this
> distribution and plop it into their own $HOME (or whatever their
> convention is) and use it.
> Hope this makes sense.

Depending on what you mean by "installation". I personally prefer
providing native (non-relocatable) packages and require "sudo dpkg -i
package.deb" / "sudo rpm -i package.rpm".

With kind regards,

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