[Spice-devel] repository reorg
marcandre.lureau at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 07:45:46 PDT 2011
On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel at redhat.com> wrote:
>> We can't rely on distributions packaging, we want our tarballs to be easy
>> to use.
>> spice-protocol as is is small, and contains what is required by drivers,
>> activeX and xpi. So no reason to make it larger. Common will contain what
>> is required
>> by the client and server.
> Can also be done with some configure magic. When detecting a non-supported
> platform or missing build dependencies just skip the build of server, client
> or both. Only protcol would be installed unconditionally.
> I think separate repos are better though, it makes you think harder when
> designing the interfaces between the modules.
Well, this is just to keep in mind, not really relevant if it's in
repo X or repo Y imho.
For example, pulseaudio has: protocol, client, server, etc. all in the
same repository. It doesn't mean people are less carefull about API
and protocol compatibility.
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