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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] off-the-cuff pie-in-the-sky wish

From: Robert Anderson
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] off-the-cuff pie-in-the-sky wish
Date: 27 Nov 2003 09:03:06 -0800

On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 14:25, address@hidden wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 04:53:45PM -0500, Robert Anderson wrote:
> > This seems like a really nice area for automation.  A
> > configuration-based dependency tree that serves as a kind of
> > meta-make that goes back and rebuilds (and/or tests) everything
> > when a dependency (a category) goes "out of date" (i.e., a new
> > patch is added).
> This idea is not new (ideas rarely are :)
> The idea there is to write a meta-file and let the rest be decided
> based on a thick book of best-practice rules put together with the
> OSS community.
> Hope you can fetch some ideas from that.

I of course was not suggesting that it was a "new idea."  And I am not
"looking for ideas," I am letting needs arise from normal workflow and
then expressing them.

But, thanks for the link to a might-someday-be-interesting project.


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