Talk:Documentation/Building Guide

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Sources for this guide are:

If everything from these is covered, they should be made to a fitting redirect into the building guide.

platform-independant build stuff

We need:

  • a chapter for platform-independant build basics (build --from --prepare etc.).
  • a chapter for platform-independant Tips and Tricks (for stuff currently in and Tricks etc.).

Development/ Building Guide/Building on Linux already contains too much platform-independant info.

help us develop this guide

Asking users to join the dev mailing list is too much hassle IMHO. We should motivate users to user the dicussion pages instead.

new pages and the TOC

The Table Of Contents and the [[category]] markers are transcluded from the page, Documentation/Building Guide TOC.

To add a new page to the Building Guide:

  1. Click on the above link, and edit that page. Add the link to your new page, wherever it belongs in the list.
  2. If your new page already exists, check in Preview that the link works.
  3. If your new page does not exist, save the TOC page, then click on the redlink to create the new page.
  4. Add the following line to add the TOC and categories to your page:

{{:Documentation/Building Guide TOC}}
--TJ 09:03, 22 July 2009 (UTC)

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