[annotator-dev] Lost in the "current" Annotator 1.2.9 - looking a "state-of-the-art" plugin

Ernesto Torresin (ML) ewk-ml at connettivo.net
Wed Jun 25 10:55:11 UTC 2014

On 24/06/2014 16:01, Ernesto Torresin (ML) wrote:
> On 24/06/2014 14:38, Ernesto Torresin (ML) wrote:
>> On 24/06/2014 13:39, Ernesto Torresin (ML) wrote:
>>> On 24/06/2014 12:18, Ernesto Torresin (ML) wrote:
>>>> On 24/06/2014 11:00, Nick Stenning wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>> I am using the master branch indeed, because to read the sources and
>>>> compile I was requested by the Makefile to have a .git repository. I'm
>>>> going for the 1.2.x branch now.
>>> 'npm install .' in the v1.2.x gave me coffescript at 1.6.3 as specified in
>>> package.json and required by coffeebarx at 0.0.3, but Makefile wants to
>>> call the coffeescript node module with the "--no-header" option, that
>>> was not present in coffeescript before v. 1.7.1 if I understand
>>> correctly
>>> https://github.com/jashkenas/coffeescript/commit/2b03fa9077cea31b25cb23518d8af59fe5b80fed.
>>> Should I modify the package.json or the Makefile?
>> No way in either way. Requesting a more recent coffeescript module
>> breaks some dependencies, and removing the "--no-header" option just
>> lets me hit against sed errors about missing files. BTW I get the same
>> sed errors about missing files if I try to compile the version at
>> https://github.com/openannotation/annotator/archive/v1.2.9.tar.gz linked
>> to at https://github.com/openannotation/annotator/releases/tag/v1.2.9.
>> I am installing npm modules locally in every version, and I can compile
>> the clone of the master branch as usual.
>> Any idea?
> OK, I don't need minified files to study the code, so I stripped away
> the pkg/Makefile rules for the min.js files and now the
> https://github.com/openannotation/annotator/archive/v1.2.9.tar.gz
> compiles. This sounds like a reasonable start. I'm dropping the v1.2.x
> branch because I'd like to start with something that was considered
> stable enough for being released.

Samll update: to get rid of the fatal git error about
GIT_DISCOVERY_ACROSS_FILESYSTEM just run make in v1.2.9 as:

	$ export VERSION=1.2.9; make



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