[Mailman-Users] RELEASED Mailman 2.1.3

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Oct 2 22:59:39 CEST 2003

On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 15:53, Tom Limoncelli wrote:

> Not to one-up you but...
> I record the steps I take to build something in a script, so that the 
> next time I build something I can edit the script a little and run it.  
> Lately I've added a boilerplate at the top that sets the PATH, 
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH and other variables so that things are 100% repeatable. 
>   (You'd be surprised at the number of times I need to make subtle 
> changes to the PATH to get something to build.)
> Eventually I made the editing easier by changing version numbers to 
> variables, which are all set at the top of the script.
> And not to brag, but you should see my BUILD_APACHE.sh script.  It gets 
> apache, php, mod_perl, checks the md5 checksums, builds everything, and 
> does the install.  And I only have to change variables at the top each 
> time a new version is released.
> I highly recommend this technique for anyone that upgrades UNIX 
> packages frequently.

You'd love our build-out scripts for when we deploy Zope at a customer
site. :)


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