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From "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build] managing external dependencies
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2008 08:31:41 GMT
Thanks, Mark!

SY, Alexey

2008/1/16, Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>:
>
> On 16 January 2008 at 15:53, "Alexey Petrenko" <alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2008/1/16, Alexey Varlamov <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.com>:
> > > 2008/1/9, Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>:
> > > >
> > > > On 9 January 2008 at 19:07, "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varlamov@gmail.co
> > m> wrote:
> > > > > Folks,
> > > > >
> > > > > We did a few iterations refactoring the subject - let's have one
more a
> > ccess
> > > > > ;).
> > > > > Why? There was a desire to have the following:
> > > > > 1) More fine-grained control over dependencies to empower modularity;
> > > > > 2) Unified approach and shared scripts across Harmony modules - VMs,
> > > > > classlib, jdktools;
> > > > > 3) Reduce duplication of resources (traffic, space, etc) between
> > > > > modules within the same workspace;
> > > > > I'd also add 4) If possible, reuse resources in different workspaces.
> > > > > This would be quite handy for committing purposes and for
> > > > > multi-platform development.
> > > >
> > > > I like all of the above but would add Tim's suggestion from a few weeks
> > > > back which I think was something like:
> > > >
> > > > 5) Move binary dependencies - like all the icu libs - from the enhanced
> > > > to the standard tree in svn and download them via http as we do other
> > > > dependencies during the fetch-depends stage.
> > >
> > > +1. Checking out tens of megabytes of unrelated binaries is really annoying
> > !
> > +1
>
> I started looking at fixing this earlier today ... making steady
> progress but I've just got a new laptop so I am a little distracted now.
>
> -Mark.
>
>
>

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