[vbox-dev] SVN questions
martin at lispworks.com
Mon Sep 12 08:41:27 PDT 2011
>>>>> On Fri, 09 Sep 2011 12:43:48 -0500, Perry Halbert said:
> Two questions
> I have looked through the code for some time and just can't seem to see it.
> Building DEB from SVN:
> What tag and where would I put it to *not build the *-dbg... .deb?
> Also when building deb, the release version is built into the file name
> but the release version is not included in the about screen like it is
> when building a *.run (it just shows r0). What would I need to do to
> include the release number in the about information?
Try creating a file callled SVN_REVISION at the top level of the source tree
containing the line
svn_revision := nnnnn
The deb/rpm build scripts get their revision number from that variable.
Oracle's build process has some unpublished steps.
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