[Kde-scm-interest] [Proposal] Package splitting with thin meta-repos
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Sun Jan 31 00:18:15 CET 2010
A Dissabte, 30 de gener de 2010, Thiago Macieira va escriure:
> 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.
FWIW i think this is a bad idea.
> 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.
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