[Bf-committers] Speaking only obvious..

John K. Walton bf-committers@blender.org
Tue, 16 Dec 2003 09:57:59 -0500 (EST)

On Mon, 15 Dec 2003, Kiernan Holland wrote:
> Another idea I had was somehow to CVS the Makefile, or if Scons could
> maintain build process that allows for inheritance behaviour, each
> build is based upon an older build but with some extra changes..  
> Like having a build for the IRIX platform, but allowing a custom build
> that inherits from the IRIX platform but defines a different set of
> files to allow blender to take advantage of a mega processor
> configuration, such as the ones John Walton is dreaming of..

only because you used my name i respond just for the record:
i have no idea what you're talking about it, and it has nothing
to do with what i wanted.


> That way when a new release of Irix occurs, there can be a branch for
> that system but it could adopt the changes for the multiprocessor
> system, if they haven't changed..
> It would also be easier to select between a super specific build, a
> system specific build, and a general unix build, upto a blender render
> server (black box) build..  So at teh very least some build
> configuration is possible..
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