[Vm-dev] building Cog
jjstvns at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 01:17:38 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Igor Stasenko <siguctua at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11 July 2011 03:25, John McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
> > Igor, I am reminded that about 8 years back building the Mac VM took
> > about 20 steps. That I found was about 19 steps too long for an
> > "average" user to follow.
> > No disrespect to the folks attempt to build this, but when you have 20
> > steps then there is just too much chance for a human to fail or for
> > the other third parties to
> > throw cold water on you.
> > Unfortunately solving this can take a while, I'm sure I struggled for
> > a month or more refactoring the process into a more simple number of
> > steps.
> > So at each point ask youself what can go wrong, and why do I need to
> > have something manual here? Should there just be a sole command to do
> > it all?
> Look, there are only 4 steps for installing mingw on windows
> And JJ Stevens refers to step 5.. so i really don't have any clue what
> he's doing.
I am talking about the 5 sub-steps for installing the first step you list:
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