[gambit-list] Steps to bootstrap Git master from Gambit 4.9.3

Lassi Kortela lassi at lassi.io
Sun Mar 29 13:52:54 EDT 2020

Gambit's current Git head cannot be directly bootstrapped using the 
latest release 4.9.3 due to major internal changes.

Could someone give a rough estimate for how many steps are needed from 
4.9.3 to head, and which pre-release versions from Git to use as the 
stepping stones in between (e.g. from which month last year)? Is it 
possible to make do with one "stepping stone" commit (i.e. use Gambit 
4.9.3 to bootstrap that commit, then use the Gambit built from that 
commit to bootstrap HEAD) or are two or more needed?

I'm trying to build a Docker container tracking Gambit's HEAD at 
<https://hub.docker.com/u/schemers>, hence the question. But if we 
figure this out, it could also help use `git bisect` to find the commit 
where the MacOS poll() problem was mysteriously solved.

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