[XForms] Towards xforms 1.1

Jean-Marc Lasgouttes Jean-Marc.Lasgouttes at inria.fr
Fri Nov 28 12:38:20 EST 2003

>>>>> "Angus" == Angus Leeming <angus.leeming at btopenworld.com> writes:

Angus> I don't know about you, but I think of this release as the
Angus> 'autotools' release. Would be nice therefore if we finished it
Angus> off before release and never had to worry about any of this
Angus> crap ever again...

Then we need to get Kayvan to test it, but we could maybe release
1.0.90 and implement libtol support from there.

>> - besides the standard installation instructions in INSTALL, should
>> we document things like --enable-demos --enable-gl and friends?

Angus> Yes. Where would it go? In INSTALL, or is that simply the
Angus> generic stuff.

I do not know. INSTALL is supposed (in GNU world) to come straight
from autoconf (I do not know why). I do not know what is the gnuly
correct place.

Angus> Incidentally, (now that I have repaired your breakage of 'make
Angus> rpmdist' ;-P), would it make sense to create an xforms-demos
Angus> src rpm. I guess that there is little point creating a binary
Angus> of same... Hmmm, I'm not sure that would work, since the
Angus> Makefile assumes that fdesign is to be found in
Angus> ../fdesign/fdesign.

Yes, the sources are not so large.


PS: We should also get the docs on the web page. Also, should we have
a document ``how to adapt your application to 1.1'', or is everything
just supposed to work magically?

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