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Re: [PATCH 2/2] Add missing argz_* functions from glibc

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] Add missing argz_* functions from glibc
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2008 08:00:25 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

* Bob Friesenhahn wrote on Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 03:29:57AM CEST:
> On Mon, 2 Jun 2008, Eric Blake wrote:
>> What would the libtool folks think of a patch to make libtool start
>> depending on gnulib, and make gnulib the master repository for the argz
>> replacements?  I'm not convinced that diverging libtool and gnulib is the
>> best route yet, but I'm also not sure that libtool wants to drag in
>> everything argz related.
> Having libtool depend on another project (in addition to autoconf and  
> automake) does not seem wise to me.  It is not necessary for the libltdl 
> versions to always be the latest versions since they are for internal 
> use.  It is only necessary that they work properly.

So then let's separate them.  I don't see why Libtool can't just keep
its one-file copy.  It's no portability file, meaning that one can
expect not to have many changes except for bug fixes.

gnulib can have its separate, multi-file copy, which can evolve along


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