[Libreoffice] Platform-specific DLL suffix usefulness

Michael Meeks michael.meeks at novell.com
Mon May 23 08:49:58 PDT 2011

Hi Francois,

	If we are talking about the 'li' suffix in libswli.so - then I don't
see much good reason for that really.

On Sun, 2011-05-22 at 20:03 +0200, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> Where can I find more about this ? I've found some openoffice.org web pages
> about extensions but nothing really useful about UNO and the C++ extension
> ABI.

	Presumably extensions use only the standard, stable UNO APIs - and none
of them use fooli.so etc.

> > tried to make it easy to switch of the "creative" naming in the new
> > build system at once. Which leads us to the next point: Doing the
> > switch while we still have two build systems is not a good idea.
> Ok. Three of the *BSD systems (OpenBSD, DragonFly, NetBSD) have already
> had their DLL suffixes unified in a single one per OS.

	Or did I miss the point ? :-) but anyhow, we have a wiki page for
things we know may be painful for extension authors - so we can do them
all at once for 4.0:


	Perhaps add it there if you can't get immediate satisfaction :-)



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