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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] moving to 1.5 for real - discuss
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2006 23:13:19 GMT


Mark Hindess wrote:
> On 8 June 2006 at 11:54, Geir Magnusson Jr <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>>
>> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
>>> Mark,
>>>
>>> I understand your concerns about static linking of the large number
>>> of the libraries... We thought about this too...
>>>
>>> But we decided that for now it is the best way: we have to manage
>>> only few libraries inside the Harmony deploy directory... Which is
>>> changing its contents so often :)
> 
> Alexey, as I said, I understand that this was a pragmatic choice and
> we've made similar choices elsewhere.
> 
>> I was holding my tongue on marks post
> 
> I think we agree?

Indeed :)

> 
>> - lets not waste too much time discussing the dependencies.  Certainly
>> for distributions, we'll bundle them in where appropriate (like a
>> tarball), or not (like an rpm where the deps can be specified as part
>> of the delivery system)
> 
> Yeah.  That's reasonable.  It might actually need a little support from
> the build system(s) to handle the 'deps' behaviour - because we are
> statically linking things that would be better linked dynamicall - but
> I'm happy to help with that when the time comes.
> 
> Regards,
>  Mark.
> 
> 
> 
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