On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 02:28:40PM +0200, Kurt Roeckx wrote: > On Tue, Jul 24, 2018 at 02:08:46PM +0200, Richard Levitte wrote: > > > > The original intention (way back, I think we're even talking SSLeay > > time here, but at the very least pre-1.0.0 time) was to make a tarball > > that can be built directly with just a 'make' on any Unix box and > > without requiring perl. > > I don't see how that could work our current system. As far as I > know, it's actually confired for a system, and it will not work > properly on an other. It would just work on the same system as > that we ran config on. > > > 1. Don't release pre-configured tarballs. This is a very simple > > thing to do, all we have to do is use 'make tar' to create > > tarballs instead of 'make dist'. We could remove the dist target > > entirely while we're at it. > > This makes most sense to me.
To me as well. (As a side note, OpenAFS also has something called 'make dist' that is functionally different, but also has deep historical roots and is also something I'm trying to get rid of.) -Ben _______________________________________________ openssl-project mailing list email@example.com https://mta.openssl.org/mailman/listinfo/openssl-project