lrn1986 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 12:31:07 PDT 2012
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On 02.04.2012 22:02, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Dan Nicholson
>> I think you've made it clear that you don't think having the
>> build loop is an issue, but I think for plenty of users it has
>> become an issue.
> Yeah, it's become a larger issue than I anticipated and I think
> you're right that we should reconsider this.
>> So, would you be open to adding a default off internal glib if I
>> maintain it? I already had it working a year or so ago and was
>> just refreshing my patches last week for the latest glib stable.
>> Most of the time it would just live in the tree collecting dust,
>> unlike the old internal glib that unpacked itself every time you
>> ran autogen.sh. The tree looked like this in my previous work:
> [snip] In time, I want to move away from glib completely, since it
> provides so much more than what we're interested in. We'd be ok
> with a simple set of linked list functions, some syntactic sugar
> for string handling and something to do the option parsing. The
> latter is actually the hardest point, linked lists are easy enough
> to do ourselves.
That's exactly what i've been saying (see the previous post). Although
convincing GLib developers to go along with it will be much harder
than actually doing it.
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