libiberty revisited

James Iwanek chthon at chthon-uk.com
Thu Mar 6 07:44:35 PST 2003


Greg Schafer wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 12:04:02AM +0000, James Iwanek wrote:
>> okey dokey:
>> 
>> from the above source ;-)
>> 
>> (This approach has proven useful with software using the GNU readline
>> library.)
> 
> You've completely missed the point... again :-)
> 
>  - Bucket loads of software depends on (or can utilise) an ALREADY
>  INSTALLED
>    readline
> 
>  - nothing at all (it seems) depends on an ALREADY INSTALLED libiberty.
>  One
>    app has been identified that may make a (dubious) use if libiberty.h is
>    available
> 
> Dude, I'm not wasting any more breath on this minor issue as I've backed
> up my arguments with facts. Please don't force me to pull out the cluebat
> :-)
> 
> Greg

i read "depends" as "makes valid use of" - dont mind me ;-)

i still say that we should leave the decision up to the user though

-- 
Jay
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