On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 12:40, Bernie Innocenti <ber...@codewiz.org> wrote:
> On 05/20/09 23:29, NoiseEHC wrote:
>> When I tried jhbuild what I found strange that it does not detect the
>> Linux distro so I had to manually enter commands as it was specified on
>> the wiki. Can we get rid of that? (I have no idea how to detect the
>> distro or how to automate that just to let you know this fact...)
> You mean for installing dependencies?  This requires root privileges, so
> jhbuild can't do it on its own.
> Besides, we used to have some distro-specific dependency check in the
> past, but I someone (marcopg?) ripped it off, probably because it was a
> pita to maintain.

Wasn't ripped off, but improved, we check for system dependencies in
the supported platforms like this:

./sugar-jhbuild depscheck

This will tell you which packages to install with yum/apt-get/etc.

How can we make this more obvious?


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