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Re: Would a docker container be a viable way of building Icecat?

From: chippy
Subject: Re: Would a docker container be a viable way of building Icecat?
Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2023 12:48:26 +0200

On Fri, 2023-10-20 at 10:30 +0200, chippy wrote:
> I was thinking on what Mark wrote about being able to guide the users
> building Icecat. 
> A docker container runs everywhere, it offers consistency to help
> users
> with issues, it would solve my problems with Jenkins, users can count
> on a solid and tested solution and by readong the Dockerfile one
> person
> can deduce all the dependencies needed in case they want to do a
> host-
> native build anyway.
> As a plus I've never done anything like this and it sounds like a ton
> of fun and new things to learn, so, in case, you can count me in.
> I've
> been thinking of going that direction myself to make things easier.
> I might very well have overlooked something, as i believe i'm not the
> first one thinking of this, maybe there is some catch...
> Chippy
Hi all, 
I just got this Dockerfile that build Icecat working and I think it
could be useful.

I want to try the same way for x-compiling windows and mac.

Have a nice day,

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