Re: [code] [textadept] Source Release Deprecation

From: Michael Richter <ttmrichter.att.gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:36:24 +0800

Yeah, that clears it up.

In your defence, I'm in the middle of a heat wave here so my brain isn't
quite firing on all cylinders. I'm down to two functioning cylinders.
(From three.)

On 21 June 2013 10:40, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:

> Michael,
>
>
> On Fri, 21 Jun 2013, Michael Richter wrote:
>
> I ... really don't understand what you just said here.
>>
>
> Sorry for the confusion :(
>
> Right now releases comprise of binary and source archives. Previously,
> running 'make' in a binary archive gave a 'files not found' error. The
> solution was to download the source archive, which has those files, and
> you'd be able to build Textadept from the source.
>
> I've been working on a nightly build system, and as a result, Textadept's
> Makefile can now pull in external dependencies like Scintilla, Lua, LuaJIT,
> etc. In a future release, you will be able to run 'make deps' followed by
> 'make' to build Textadept from the source -- regardless of which archive
> you download. Therefore, the source release with its Scintilla, Lua,
> LuaJIT, etc. is no longer required and I'll stop building and distributing
> it.
>
> Open source purists will also like this since the external dependencies
> are pulled directly from their source if they don't want to trust my
> distributions.
>
> I hope that clears things up. I will try to be more thorough in the future.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
>
>
>
>> On 20 June 2013 22:10, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>>
>>> With the introduction of nightly builds, Textadept's Makefile can now
>>> pull
>>> external dependencies and apply Textadept-specific patches. As a result,
>>> you will be able to build Textadept from the source from future binary
>>> downloads. Source releases are now redundant and will no longer be built.
>>> Changes are in hg.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Mitchell
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>>
>>
> Mitchell
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