[GRASS-dev] Re: Providing source code along with binaries
mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Sun Mar 30 15:08:11 EDT 2008
On 30/03/08 10:44, Markus Neteler wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 10:53 AM, Moritz Lennert
> <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
>> On 25/03/08 16:42, Markus Neteler wrote:
>> > (cc PSC,
>> > thread: http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/grass-dev/2008-March/036460.html
>> > )
>> > On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 1:18 PM, Moritz Lennert
>> > <mlennert at club.worldonline.be> wrote:
>> >> On 25/03/08 10:13, Markus Neteler wrote:
>> >> > Moritz Lennert wrote: ...
>> > ...
>> >> >> Everything is available at
>> >> >> http://geog-pc40.ulb.ac.be/grass/wingrass/wingrass_sources/
>> >> >> including the version of the GRASS sources you used (don't think
>> >> >> this is necessary, but just to be complete). All packages are
>> >> >> available individually, and there also is a wingrass_sources.tar
>> >> >> which contains them all.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Maybe Markus can just get the tar and put it on the download site
>> >> >> next to the installer ?
>> >> >
>> >> > you mean: wingrass_sources.tar 13-Mar-2008 11:48 45M ?
>> >> >
>> Note that a big chunk of that is the GRASS source which is already on
>> the site, so it doesn't need to be replicated. Just took that out and
>> now we are down to 29M.
> I have copied your file wingrass_sources.tar (which should be better
> gzip'ed, btw)
All it's content is gzip'ed, so gzip'ing the .tar doesn't make any
difference in terms of size...
> also to
> Now we have there
> * MSYS_Environment_080303.zip 03-Mar-2008 07:39 58M
> * wingrass_sources.tar.gz 26-Mar-2008 01:39 28M
> I feel that there is replication.
the MSYS environment contains the environment needed to compile GRASS
binaries, including the binaries and headers of dependencies, but not
the source code of all these dependencies which is in wingrass_sources.
Where you have replication is between the MSYS environment file and the
binary installer, since both contain the binaries of the different
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