How to do bootstrap build on OSX to get gcj?
Fri Sep 22 17:46:00 GMT 2006
Mike> Please excuse these basic questions, but I'm rather new to this.
Mike> I did retrieve the .diff file with the patches, but don't know
Mike> what to do with it. Is there an automated method to make the
Mike> changes in the diff, or should it be done manually in the
You can use patch to apply a diff to a source tree.
Mike> Second, this is a good opportunity for me to learn about trunks.
Mike> If the patches were applied already to the trunk, as Tom
Mike> mentioned, does that mean that they are only in a previous
Mike> version? Thus, they would have to be reapplied to a newer
Mike> source tree after proper testing?
The trunk is the main line of development. It is not an older version
-- to the contrary it is the version that is yet to be released. I
checked in the existing, approved intel darwin patches on the trunk
You may want to check out using subversion rather than downloading
source tars and applying patches by hand.
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