Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2002/04/26/21:19:36
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Collins
> Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2002 9:50 AM
> To: Cygwin-Apps
> Subject: attn cgf - single build integration
> 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 :}.
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