[Developers] Issue 58 in admb-project: Should have coreutils as prerequistes in MinGW installation documentation.
johnoel at hawaii.edu
Thu May 21 12:05:46 PDT 2009
Agreed. ADMB should eventually minimise the dependencies, but for now
it is required for ADMB as it is now. This will be hopefully corrected in Issue 59.
----- Original Message -----
From: Arni Magnusson <arnima at hafro.is>
Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:01 am
Subject: Re: [Developers] Issue 58 in admb-project: Should have coreutils as prerequistes in MinGW installation documentation.
To: developers at admb-project.org
> Hi all,
> I don't think coreutils should be a prerequisite for ADMB for
> MinGW GCC
> This new prerequisite is related to a bug (Issue 59) that
> introduced a
> needless dependency on cat.exe, because ADMB for MinGW GCC 3.4.5
> was built
> with a makefile that mistakenly used a -DUX flag.
> ADMB requires a C++ compiler and nothing else (after Issue 59 is
> ADMB-RE requires a C++ compiler and sed.exe (not in coreutils).
> dependencies should be avoided at all cost, in my opinion.
> The ADMB for MinGW documentation also lists make.exe as a
> and I don't think it should. The makefiles are an excellent test
> that developers should use before releasing a new version of
> ADMB, but I
> don't think these makefiles should be included in the release.
> Once they
> have reached the user, the main purpose of the examples is to
> beginners to simple models, consisting of one TPL and one DAT file.
> I use 25 out of 168 GnuWin32 packages myself, including
> coreutils and
> make. I can recommend them all, just like Putty, Firefox, etc. A
> machine without these programs feels awkward and limiting for
> me, but I
> still don't think every ADMB user in Windows needs coreutils and make.
> ADMB is complicated as it is. Unnecessary confusing components
> will only
> work against the goals of the ADMB Project, in my opinion.
> All the best,
> On Thu, 21 May 2009, codesite-noreply at google.com wrote:
> > Updates:
> > Status: Done
> > Comment #1 on issue 58 by jnancheta: Should have coreutils as
> > prerequistes in MinGW installation documentation.
> > http://code.google.com/p/admb-project/issues/detail?id=58
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