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Re: development on windows

From: Carl D. Sorensen
Subject: Re: development on windows
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 10:15:57 -0600

On 6/11/09 4:50 PM, "Jonathan Kulp" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Bertalan Fodor (LilyPondTool) wrote:
>> The goal of this iso to make it usable on a virtualization tool. The
>> open source Sun VirtualBox can for example mount this as the virtual
>> hard disk.
>>> Once it's ready maybe I can create a torrent?  I've never done that
>>> before but it's probably the best way to transfer it.  It'll take a
>>> while. 
>> I can also give you FTP access to one of the servers run by me where you
>> could upload it. That would be the easiest.
> Success!  Ok here's what I have:


> After making the .iso I tested it in Sun VirtualBox OSE and
> everything worked perfectly. Here are the exact steps I followed
> (see if you think they're noob-friendly enough):
> 1. Install the OS in VirtualBox, then restart the virtual machine
>   and log in
> 2. open a terminal
> 3. open firefox
> 4. Get lilypond source code from git by copying the terminal
> commands in CG (have to use Ctrl+Shift+V to paste into terminal)

Why not make a shell script that gets the lilypond source code, and make
that part of your distribution?

> 5. run ./, then "make all" and "sudo make install"
> 6. cd Documentation/user
> 7. make doc
> 8. use Evince to view pdf output
> It took a while for everything to build since I only allocated 384
> Mb of RAM to the VM, but it worked flawlessly.
> Bert, if you send me ftp login info privately I can upload it to
> your server.  Maybe I can do it at the office in evening hours and
> it'll go a lot faster. I only have 256K upload speed at home. :(
If you'd rather snail mail me a copy, I'd upload it for you (but I can't do
it next week; I'll be in England).



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