To simplify testing on a wide set of platforms, gnulib is built on many platforms every day and the results are uploaded to:
If you wish to help the gnulib development effort with build logs for your favorite platform, you may perform these steps:
On a machine with recent automake, autoconf, m4 installed and with a gnulib git or cvs checkout (typically a Linux machine), use
gnulib-tool --create-megatestdir --with-tests --dir=...
Note: The created directory uses ca. 512 MB on disk.
Transfer this directory to a build machine (HP-UX, Cygwin, or whatever). Often it is easier to transfer one file, and this can be achieved by running, inside the directory the following commands:
./configure make dist
And then transferring the dummy-0.tar.gz file.
On the build machine, run ./do-autobuild (or "nohup ./do-autobuild"). It creates a directory 'logs/' with a log file for each module.
Submit each log file to Simon's site, either through a
mail `echo gnulib__at__autobuild.josefsson.org | sed -e s/__at__/@/`
or through netcat