[Vm-dev] New Cog builds available: included Freetype plugin on macs by default

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 15:23:40 UTC 2011

This is the engineering I like to hear in Software Engineering: make the machines do it for us.
Tx Igor.
Soon we will be able to focus on more creative parts.

On Jul 5, 2011, at 5:04 PM, Igor Stasenko wrote:

> Hello,
> i updated the ConfigurationOfCog and added verison 2.3 which now also
> loads freetype plugin into vmmaker image.
> I also made sure that plugin automatically builds on macs (no other
> platforms yet) and included it by default into CMakeVMMaker configs.
> There was some hiccups, i had to deal with:
> The autoconf toolchain (or most probably the configuration scripts for
> freetype library) don't like the spaces in path.
> So i have to rename all jobs on Hudson to avoid using spaces (because
> hudson creating a subdirectory for jobs with same name).
> The renamed jobs are:
> https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/job/Cog-Mac-Carbon/
> https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/job/Cog-Mac-Cocoa/
> https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/job/CogMT-Mac-Cocoa/
> https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/job/StackVM-Mac-Carbon/
> https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/job/StackVM-Mac-Cocoa/
> There is another idiosyncrasy: outdated toolchain for autoconf.
> I had to install mac ports on slave server.
> See
> http://code.google.com/p/cog/wiki/FT2Plugin
> for details.
> ( i tested Carbon builds, now they are including FT2Plugin).
> Esteban, could you please verify that it also works for Cocoa configs?
> I changed configs to include FT2Plugin by default in Cocoa configs as
> well,
> but i haven't tested builds.
> So, currently following builds should contain FT2Plugin by default:
> https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/job/Cog-Mac-Carbon/
> https://pharo-ic.lille.inria.fr/hudson/job/StackVM-Mac-Carbon/
> Freetype library are built from scratch by downloading library sources
> directly from git repository (maybe its a bit too much, but it works).
> See /unixbuild/FT2Plugin/makeFreetype.sh
> this script is then used by cmake config to build libfreetype.a which
> is statically linked with freetype plugin.
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.

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