[SURVEY] builders, how do you build? what do you build?
guillaume.desmottes at collabora.co.uk
Tue Jul 1 03:36:14 EDT 2008
Le vendredi 27 juin 2008 à 17:23 -0400, Erik Garrison a écrit :
> Developers, specifically those running build systems,
> Many of us are confused about the software flows inherent in the daily
> build processes which are occuring at OLPC. I would like to conduct a
> simple survey of all people building software for OLPC so that all of us
> can better understand the sources of the software running on the XO and
> XS without individually hassling the responsible parties every time we
> have generic questions about their build processes.
> Builders, please describe your local build network:
> 0) Who are you and who do you directly work for?
Guillaume Desmottes, working for Collabora Ltd.
> 1) What do you build?
The Telepathy Stack: telepathy-gabble, telepathy-glib, telepathy-salut,
The Farsight Stack (used for the video-chat activity): farsight,
> 2) Where does it come from? / Who directly provides you with source code?
Most of the time I package mine own new releases (as I'm upstream of the
presence-service, Gabble and Salut) or include a patch I just wrote to
fix some issue.
I also occasionally package latest stable releases of the rest of the
stack when I need one new feature or I know it improves general
> 3) Where does the output of your build process go? / Who handles the
> immediate output of your builds?
Directly to Koji.
> 4) Where specifically is it built? (I want server names and/or
> descriptions, where security is a concern please share them with me
My builds are submitted from teach.laptop.org to Koji.
> 5) What build systems do you use to build software? Please briefly
> describe their operation or provide a link to documentation or source
> code which does.
No idea :)
Hope that help,
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