Re: Outdated win32 bundle
- Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:28:09 +0200
- From: Bálint Réczey <balint@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Outdated win32 bundle
2015-06-08 20:22 GMT+02:00 Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi@xxxxxxxxx>:
> On 8 June 2015 at 19:02, Bálint Réczey <balint@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Daniel,
>> 2015-06-07 16:57 GMT+02:00 Daniel Espinosa <esodan@xxxxxxxxx>:
>>> Please use at least Gtk+ 3.14.9 because it fixes a bug on GtkFileChooser to
>>> access Desktop directory.
>> I plan starting with 3.16, but got no response so far regarding my
>> request to access the build system.
> Likely because you're using gtk-list@, which nobody in the GTK team
> follows (except, I think, me).
> Thanks for your offer of taking over the build on Windows.
> The current stance of everyone involved in the Windows backend for
> GLib and GTK+ is to stop advertising binary builds for Windows — as we
> don't do that for any other platform, and nobody sticks around long
> enough to keep doing that or to set up a continuous integration build
> for GTK.
> Developers using the G* core platform libraries on Windows are
> strongly encouraged to use the MSYS2 distribution:
> This will provide you with pre-built packages that are known to work
> and maintained. It also allows you to build your own packages on top
> of it, and create an installer from the result.
> What the GTK team would love, on the other hand, is somebody putting
> the effort in setting up and maintaining a continuous integration
> service — similar to https://build.gnome.org — for Windows builds.
> This way we would be able to catch build regressions after every
> commit, without relying on the application developers to file bugs.
Great, this was my plan. Having the CI system in place I would like to
revive the binary bundles as well.
> If you want to coordinate this effort, you can use the gtk-devel-list
> mailing list, and possibly join IRC to talk with the GTK developers
> and the gnome.org system administrators, in order to get a CI build
> going on the gnome.org servers.
Perfect. Since we are already on the mentioned list who could I send
my public SSH key?
Is there any documentation on the GTK+ CI system?
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