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Re: Gub failure

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Gub failure
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:09:47 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> writes:

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Werner LEMBERG" <address@hidden>
> To: <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 5:21 AM
> Subject: Re: Gub failure
>>>> I should have made it clear that I asked because my build is
>>>> failing.  I’ve got makeinfo version 4.13.
>>> That's because Werner pushed changes requiring newer Texinfo syntax.
>>> Werner, can you fix this until systems like Gub and LilyDev 3 can
>>> support it?  It is not realistic to expect people getting this to work
>>> within days on all platforms interested in using LilyPond.
>> Done (in staging).  Please write to the list as soon as gub and
>> lilydev are updated so that I can activate it again!
>>    Werner
> Gub is now updated and uploading.  I would suggest that it is not
> necessary to wait for LilyDev to be updated, since I would certainly
> not download the whole image just to get an updated version of
> texinfo.  Could we not just add the instructions in a note to devel
> and an update to the CG?
> Don't get me wrong - I think an update to LilyDev is a very good idea.
> I just don't think it will help most current developers.

But a new developer getting LilyDev and not being able to make it
compile LilyPond is not exactly solid recruitment.

David Kastrup

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