Last Comment Bug 764010 - rationalize mozconfigs with some include files
: rationalize mozconfigs with some include files
Status: NEW
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Product: Core
Classification: Components
Component: Build Config (show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nobody; OK to take it and work on it
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: Gregory Szorc [:gps]
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Reported: 2012-06-12 09:46 PDT by Nathan Froyd [:froydnj]
Modified: 2012-06-15 00:53 PDT (History)
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Description Nathan Froyd [:froydnj] 2012-06-12 09:46:15 PDT
It's silly that to turn some feature on across builds, one needs to edit a bajillion different mozconfigs.  There should be a file(s) somewhere in $topsrcdir/build/ that contain common settings like these (mozconfig.official, mozconfig.nightly, etc.) that can be assembled so that relevant changes only have to be made once.

If certain configs *don't* want features that are turned on by these common files, then they can explicitly turn the feature off.
Comment 1 Ted Mielczarek [:ted.mielczarek] 2012-06-12 10:40:14 PDT
I'm sure RelEng will be interested in this.
Comment 2 Chris AtLee [:catlee] 2012-06-12 11:00:53 PDT
+1

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