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Re: Old build environments

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: Old build environments
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:30:09 -0600

On Fri, Oct 16, 2020 at 1:02 PM Michael Käppler <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> a few days ago I wanted to try how some functionality in LilyPond
> worked, when it was added long
> time ago. (about 15 years ago, around 2.7.x or 2.8.x)
> Not very surprisingly I could not even get the code to compile with my
> current build setup.
> That made we wonder if it would be a good idea to store a build
> environment that is proven to work
> with the code base every, say, minor version bump.

I actually think that is the motivation for GUB.  You could checkout the
GUB repository for the appropriate date, and the LilyPond code should build
under GUB.

Have you tried that?



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