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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: handling of ext_sources - Juergen's suggestion [was: Re: A systematic approach to IP review?]
Date Thu, 27 Oct 2011 16:27:56 GMT
On 10/27/11 6:13 PM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
>
>
> --- On Thu, 10/27/11, Jürgen Schmidt<jogischmidt@googlemail.com>  wrote:
> ...
>>
>> i think we still haven't finished on this topic but it is
>> somewhat
>> important to move forward with our IP clearance and the
>> whole
>> development work.
>>
>> So if nobody has real objections i would like to move
>> forward with this
>> proposal but would also like to change the proposed
>> directory name from
>> "ext_sources" to "3rdparty".
>>
>> Keep in mind that we use this directory to keep the current
>> state
>> working and with our ongoing work we will remove more and
>> more stuff
>> from there.
>>
>
> I was about to bring in support for FreeBSD's fetch command
> (somewhat like curl) in fetch-tarballs.sh and it looks like
> now you are obsoleting it :-P .
>
> In any case, yes.. I think this is the way to go. I am just
> hoping there will be a way to opt out those components in
> favor of the system libraries when those available.

me too but we should move forward and we can change it at any time when 
we have a better solution.

Juergen

>
> Pedro.
>


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