Subject RE: [IBO] For next release if possible
Author Jason Wharton
Would you send me the batch files for me to look at?

> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of Salvatore Besso
> Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2008 12:00 AM
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> Subject: Re: [IBO] For next release if possible
> Jason,
> maybe this thread could be a good occasion to speak of this.
> At every new IBO release I change the folder structure, I
> modify the package files and I create a new set of them with
> no debug options. Furthermore I have created a batch file
> that rebuilds all the files using the command line compiler.
> At the end I have the following folder structure:
> |___Source
> |___Packages
> |___Debug packages
> |___lib
> |___debug
> |___Logs
> |___Addons
> !___Docs
> |
> .....
> Of course I have moved all the files in the correct folders
> and the modified packages are changed in order to
> automatically put dcu's in the correct folders as well (both
> standard and debug versions) using relative paths. Using
> only D2007 I have only one lib/debug folder, but thinking to
> adopt this solution it is possible to create separate
> lib/debug folders for every supported version.
> The "Logs" folder serves to store compilation log files,
> since dcc32 instruction in the batch file redirects compiler
> output to such files. Then, using a small command line
> utility that I have written by myself, the log file is scanned
> and analyzed for errors in the same batch file, just after
> compilation has finished, showing the file name and the line
> number where the error has occurred. In this way I'm able to
> show compilation success/failure in the batch file itself.
> In my opinion this might be a good starting point to
> restructure the whole IBO package that, always in my opinion :-),
> it's a bit cahotic as it is now. Moreover I suppose that you
> can call this batch file from the installer, if required.
> The only con's is that separate batch files and separate lib
> folders are required for every supported version. If you
> are interested I can give you all that is required.
> Regards
> --
> Salvatore