[Haifux] Ideas for meetings
haizaar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 13:40:55 MSD 2008
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Leon Romanovsky <leon at leon.nu> wrote:
> It will be great if anyone can talk about Scons too.
I can give a very throughout lecture about Autoconf/Automake and
friends. Is anyone interested?
>> I'd like to see a meeting about building packages with tools like
>> cmake. I know that the basic steps include
>> wget something
>> tar something
>> cd somewhere
>> cmake // i have no idea what this does
>> make // what does this do?
>> sudo make install // what really goes on here?
>> It would be nice to analize the file system before and after each
>> step, like this:
>> wget something // Downloaded file. There is now a new file on the
>> filesystem in the current directory
>> tar something // Uncompresses archive. There is now a new directory,
>> as a child of the current directory. It is full of files.
>> cd somewhere // Move to new directory
>> cmake // What is written in this step? Where? If I have to do it
>> again, what must be erased first?
>> make // What does this do? What does it write?
>> sudo make install // Same questions as above.
>> I could bring a laptop with a fresh Kubuntu install in a 10 GB
>> partition for testing. The laptop has VGA out and wifi.
>> Dotan Cohen
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>> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
>> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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