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Re: New LilyPond contributor: Basia Mroczek

From: Janek Warchoł
Subject: Re: New LilyPond contributor: Basia Mroczek
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 00:43:46 +0100

pt., 23 lis 2018 o 10:15 Urs Liska <address@hidden> napisał(a):

> Am 23.11.18 um 00:08 schrieb Janek Warchoł:
> Whoah, I almost forgot them :p
> So, you're still using them?
> Unfortunately not. I really used them because it's so convenient to
> maintain multiple builds from different branches or commits.
Why, thanks!

> The problem is that on (most modern Linux) systems it is necessary to use
> a self-compiled version of Guile (if you're not actively investigating
> support for Guile 2), and that of course it's necessary to adjust the
> compilation commands.

> I think it would be worth updating these scripts, at least the
> build-lilypond one (I never used the script to pull in all the dependencies
> because I think it makes too many assumptions. Instead it's rather easy to
> do that by hand).

> For others to comment on the latter suggestion: Janek's build script
> provides an interface where you don't build LilyPond from the actual
> repository. Instead it makes a lot of sanity checks (providing some
> configuration), then clones the development repository to another directory
> and starts the build from there. Of course this uses significant disk space
> but you have a convenient and clean interface to manage multiple builds in
> parallel (you then can register them as independent LilyPond versions in
> Frescobaldi, for example).
> I've looked at that script (whoah, I wrote it 5 years ago!) and honestly I
think it's overengineered, I would have written it differently now. But
perhaps it's better than nothing.

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