[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: Soliciting Opinions on xB Browser "How To Build" doc
- To: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Soliciting Opinions on xB Browser "How To Build" doc
- From: Arrakis <arrakistor@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 21:08:39 -0600
- Delivered-to: archiver@xxxxxxxx
- Delivered-to: or-talk-outgoing@xxxxxxxx
- Delivered-to: or-talk@xxxxxxxx
- Delivery-date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 22:11:06 -0500
- Dkim-signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=relaxed/relaxed; d=gmail.com; s=beta; h=domainkey-signature:received:received:message-id:date:from:user-agent:mime-version:to:subject:references:in-reply-to:content-type:content-transfer-encoding; bh=Ut3LTYiCrY6o6fmrZjiMCds8V1mfijMvbQOlej/zRmE=; b=XZ1dTnlDJN6BtmGwVh7pM+cx6Xo/i43ZLkJbJP+gEXWPIC9ey7ndNMOOT75jwrIrZYIqWcyibRjsMd6suVT6h8Le08voJoiylnd1KgrJITyRxtkm24RcnLxZ/UIZNDpqK9BE5e/oLT91Rjqm0t3sBGiJhhMQdG1cXzKhVoltEmo=
- Domainkey-signature: a=rsa-sha1; c=nofws; d=gmail.com; s=beta; h=received:message-id:date:from:user-agent:mime-version:to:subject:references:in-reply-to:content-type:content-transfer-encoding; b=D58RYPjZq9aAtyIzfoDayjyXFub01gMAuLgBQ7LFT3X+bkhGQApI8RvQVzvJK60JB3eGBujZPdyWYRH6S9AfQvIH03LY3RRGqZciTWoWOvIIYdRVnY+vfip7DAQE7C4obbz14DHoWkZ/z8Pr+AtQSy5iSzInwsFtOUHgb1JZA5Y=
- In-reply-to: <473CE44E.5080002@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- References: <473C7DF1.9080300@xxxxxxxxx> <473CE44E.5080002@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Reply-to: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Sender: owner-or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- User-agent: Thunderbird 184.108.40.206 (Windows/20071031)
This might be able to work, assuming we figure out if there are any
dependencies for win32 Make.
Actually, I could probably even have Make curl, verify, and unpack the
latest Tor, Firefox, etc.
Still doesn't solve all the GUI settings issues, but I guess it is a
general step in the right direction.
Jacob Appelbaum wrote:
> Arrakis wrote:
>> We've rewritten xB Browser to version 220.127.116.11/10 and are about to
>> introduce some new functionality to it. I thought this would be a lovely
>> time to take a step back and acquiesce to some prior requests for a doc
>> on how to build xB Browser from scratch. I've got some questions, and
>> hopefully you've got some opinions and maybe requests of your own.
>> 1. Given the somewhat complicated layout mechanisms in Mozilla, would
>> you be willing to have instructions that say to the effect "Go to
>> View|Toolbar|Customize and drag button xyz to the toolbar where desired"
>> or do we demand to see a file-based placement?
>> 2. Given the above, you will get users placing the toolbar items or
>> buttons in slightly different order, or editing a file with an editor
>> that may not have the same /$r/$n EOL functions, thus we will end up
>> with different hashes/sizes from one user to the other, despite them
>> being the same build. Is that acceptable? What is an acceptable
>> alternative if not?
> I suggest you use an automated build system. Make should do the job.
> Basically all modern software projects are built with some sort of build
> system, it's probably a good idea to use something that everyone can
> acquire and use for free.
>  http://www.gnu.org/software/make/