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Re: [PATCH] Flymake support for C/C++

From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Flymake support for C/C++
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:53:11 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> Is this likely to happen?  The comments here seem to be clear evidence
> to the contrary:
>   https://github.com/flycheck/flycheck/issues/323#issuecomment-38094131
>   https://github.com/flycheck/flycheck/issues/323#issuecomment-38169115
>> ​Because with Flycheck this is already accomplished. Why not work
>> instead on things that Emacs lacks?​
>> There are already far too many duplicated packages, leading to duplicated 
>> maintenance effort.
> See above: the Flycheck developers seem to be unwilling to work with
> this project.  Having a good bundled alternative could very well
> become a better one.

Sebastian doesn't maintain flycheck any more and the new developers make
thing differently. Regardless, getting copyright assignment would be a
substantial effort.

His general points about Emacs releases are pretty much still true. A
package like flycheck would be better of in something like ELPA and
bundled into an Emacs+ELPA package.


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