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From Pedro Giffuni <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: External libraries
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:10:16 GMT

--- Gio 12/1/12, Andre Fischer <af@a-w-f.de> ha scritto:
...
> >
> > What is the difference then between ext_sources and
> > ext_libraries?
> > How do you decide which goes where?
> 
> ext_sources contains (and will contain) the source code
> archives.
> 

I hate to make developer's life difficult but, from
what is known, no Apache Project seems to be carrying
Category B software in their repositories (feel free
to prove me wrong). Not that it's a new problem, just
something we will have to think about.

> ext_libraries will contain our makefiles and patches that
> unpack the archives from ext_sources, configure, build,
> and finally deliver them.

I am OK with this, as long as I can use my prepackaged
version by defining it configure (FWIW, I already
updated the FreeBSD package).

Regards,

Pedro.


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