2018-02-08 02:28:18 UTC
I was depending on gnulib for building a project from github.
The first thing that I've done was to search on brew (a macOS package
manager) for it.
Searching on web I've found the gnulib website.
So I've followed the instructions as in site, and after cloning the
repository, just placed the repo folder into my PATH temporarily by a
Then I was able to procede with what I was trying to compile.
So I was wondering how to contribute by "packing" gnulib into a brew
I was reading
But in Grap the URL
I was unable to realize where could I take a a specific version snapshot
Browsing your Savanah repository, I was able to find this snapshot zip link
And by running `gnulib-tools --version` I've got a "gnulib-tool (GNU gnulib
So I wonder to check the tags and try to snapshot it, but notice that the
most recent tag was 4 years old.
My understanding is the brew would like to have a new formula for each new
How could we create this formula? How could I help?
- English is not my first language.
- This is the first time I'm trying to contribute into some free software /
- I've never created a brew formula before
- I don't event totally understand what gnulib-tool is totally about, but
as it was simple to get working I thought it would be simple to create a
formula and help others.
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