Observations from new user

Jeff Mitchell mitchell at kde.org
Sat Oct 10 17:51:35 CEST 2009

Lukáš Lalinský wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 4:41 PM, Jeff Mitchell <mitchell at kde.org> wrote:
>> When TagLib-Extras got moved to kdesupport, it introduced a dependency
>> problem when building the entire kdesupport module. If the system was
>> fresh and the TagLib includes weren't installed yet, building kdesupport
>> would break because TagLib-Extras would try to find the installed TagLib
>> includes and would fail.
> Well, the right thing to do was to include files from the "taglib"
> directory.

But the files in the taglib directory are all spread out over a large
number of directories, unlike when they are installed in a running system.

> Yes, it's more work, but duplicating the files is a larger
> maintaince problem.


> The files were out of date even before the 1.6
> release.

They haven't been out of date since they were put there, since TagLib
hasn't had any more header files added .


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