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Subject: RE: attn cgf - single build integration
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 11:19:27 +1000
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Collins 
> Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2002 9:50 AM
> To: Cygwin-Apps
> Subject: attn cgf - single build integration
> 
> 
> Chris,
> 	I'm approaching a point with libgetopt++ that I'll want 
> to roll it into setup. This will (obviously) affect the 
> single-build procress, so I'm hoping that you can confirm or 
> suggest alterations to my plan:
> 
> I think that as a general purpose library, it should sit at 
> winsup/libgetopt++ or even a level above. However the binary 
> linked into setup.exe needs to be built knowing about setup's 
> String class (as opposed to the C++ standard basic_string).
> 
> So here's my idea:
> we put the library at winsup/libgetopt++ 
> we make a symlink in the source tree at cinstall/libgetopt++ 
> to ../libgetopt++
> 
> During configure time setup sub-configures libgetopt++ as a 
> static only library in cinstall/libgetopt++
> 
> In the future if any other programs want to start using it, 
> we make winsup subconfigure winsup/libgetopt++.
> 
> What do you think?

With setup moved, there is no current requirement to put libgetopt++ in
the winsup tree, so I won't be doing the above.

Of course, it's such a great library it should be there :}.

Rob

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