[Kde-scm-interest] [Proposal] Package splitting with thin meta-repos
thiago at kde.org
Sat Jan 30 23:49:33 CET 2010
Em Sábado 30. Janeiro 2010, às 23.22.56, Albert Astals Cid escreveu:
> A Dissabte, 30 de gener de 2010, Thiago Macieira va escriure:
> > Em Sábado 30. Janeiro 2010, às 16.34.27, Oswald Buddenhagen escreveu:
> > > > You don't link to applications. You link to libraries.
> > > >
> > > > This includes plugins: plugins link to libraries.
> > >
> > > uhm ... so?
> > > - the application needs to provide headers which define the interface
> > > - the application may provide an internal library to link against
> > It's not internal. It's a public library, with installed headers.
> > It is so because the hypothetical plugin we have in mind here comes from
> > a separate module.
> So you mean i have to put libokularcore in a different git repo than okular
> if i want it to be possible for someone else to write okular plugins (aka
> supporting other formats)?
Yes, I was.
I don't like the idea of splitting up repositories. But if we do split up,
then we have to have sensible rules about what can depend on what.
Anything depending on anything else is not going to work for long.
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
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