[Libreoffice] [PATCH] Adabas D client library

Petr Mladek pmladek at suse.cz
Mon Jun 13 03:21:09 PDT 2011

Francois Tigeot píše v Ne 12. 06. 2011 v 08:17 +0200:
> On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 02:46:58PM +0200, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> > 
> > In light of my recent findings, I have become convinced Adabas D is not used
> > and will not be in the future.
> > 
> > We could kill two birds with one stone by simply disabling the build of this
> > library.

Great idea!

> The attached patch disables the Adabas D client library in -master (but does
> not remove the driver code itself).

Hmm, the patch just disables installation. I am not that happy with such
partial solution. It leaves mess in the sources. I would prefer to
either make the build/installation optional or remove the code at all.

IMHO, about the code removal should decide LO steering committee.

I personally like the idea to remove the code at all. You did a nice
analyze [1]! It seems that it was included only because of compatibility
with the historic StarOffice 7. I guess that it is not tested or
maintained in LO.

If we decide to make the code optional, we need to modify:


You might find an inspiration in the Evolution driver. Try to search
ENABLE_EVOAB2 at http://opengrok.libreoffice.org/


Best Regards,

PS: If you have a patch for review, please mention [PATCH] in the
subject ;-)

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