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Re: Building the 7.8.90 pretest on MinGW
- From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- To: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>
- Cc: gdb-patches at sourceware dot org
- Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:08:09 +0100
- Subject: Re: Building the 7.8.90 pretest on MinGW
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> > No one's really answered, so I'll provide some feedback: We can add
> > one or more modules, but I'm pretty sure the code for all modules need
> > to be from the same version of gnulib.
> What about just "cherry-picking" that single change? Or would that
> cause trouble further down the line, when we do update gnulib?
It doesn't work with the way we import gnulib - we import using
a SHA1 as a reference so that others can repeat the exact same
import when adding new modules. If you are curious, the script we use
is at gdb/gnulib/update-gnulib.sh (see GNULIB_COMMIT_SHA1).