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Because linting is now an integral part of the Gecko development process, we should ensure the necessary package dependencies are installed during the normal "./mach bootstrap" process. For example, macOS High Sierra does not ship with python3 or node which are necessary for mozlint and eslint respectively. Figuring this out manually is not fun, and can be I suspect, easily automated using Homebrew.
I'm not sure how the existing dependencies are managed for bootstrap, but I'm wondering if it makes sense to combine implementing this with bug 1295833 - I think we were thinking there about having a setup function for the linters.
I guess I don’t particularly care about the _where_ the setup happens for as long as it is an automatable and repeatable process. Figuring out you additionally need python3 and nodejs packages to use "./mach lint" is the annoying part here. "./mach lint --setup" could work although I don’t see why the dependencies cannot just be added to "./mach bootstrap" directly to avoid the chance of any mutally incompatible packages and linkings.
Mozlint shouldn't require python3, are you getting some sort of error? As for node, at the very least we should block on bug 1257478 (and potentially dupe depending on the scope we decide to take on that). But I think the other bug could be providing a mechanism to do setup, and then this could be for actually implementing the setup for eslint.
Taking, I have a patch that I think will do what we want. It is based on the instructions at https://nodejs.org/en/download/package-manager/ and https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/NodeJS though I haven't tested it on all the linux distros.
Assignee: nobody → standard8
Let me know if you need help with debian testing.
(In reply to Sylvestre Ledru [:sylvestre] from comment #5) > Let me know if you need help with debian testing. If you can test the above part on debian (or any other Linux distro!), that would be useful. When `./mach bootstrap` is run, it should install node along with the other dependencies. Doing `node --version` and `npm --version` should both work, as should something like `./mach eslint browser`
Works for me on Debian: Les NOUVEAUX paquets suivants seront installés : nodejs (4.8.4~dfsg-1)
But npm isn't installed
Summary: Bootstrap necessary linting dependencies → Bootstrap necessary linting (mozlint, eslint, etc) dependencies
(In reply to Sylvestre Ledru [:sylvestre] from comment #9) > But npm isn't installed Oh, missed that, I'll update the patch.
Comment on attachment 8939649 [details] Bug 1424921 - Support Lint dependencies in bootstrap. https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/209944/#review215850 ::: python/mozboot/mozboot/debian.py (Diff revisions 1 - 2) > 'libdbus-1-dev', > 'libdbus-glib-1-dev', > 'libgconf2-dev', > 'libgtk-3-dev', > 'libgtk2.0-dev', > - 'libiw-dev', Why do you remove that in that patch?
Comment on attachment 8939649 [details] Bug 1424921 - Support Lint dependencies in bootstrap. https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/209944/#review215850 > Why do you remove that in that patch? I didn't, that's the interdiff picking up a rebase across bug 1427450.
my bad, long day the new version worked. It just installed only 69 new packages :p
Comment on attachment 8939649 [details] Bug 1424921 - Support Lint dependencies in bootstrap. https://reviewboard.mozilla.org/r/209944/#review215868 Thanks!
Attachment #8939649 - Flags: review+
Comment on attachment 8939649 [details] Bug 1424921 - Support Lint dependencies in bootstrap. Sigh, mozreview. I requested autoland on this already.
Attachment #8939649 - Flags: review?(core-build-config-reviews) → review+
Pushed by email@example.com: https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/33860782891d Support Lint dependencies in bootstrap. r=froydnj
Pushed by firstname.lastname@example.org: https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/42358e64b1cc Support Lint dependencies in bootstrap. r=froydnj
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