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Re: [yast-devel] Separation libYUI - GsoC Project Report

* N.B.Prashanth <> [Jun 06. 2011 16:07]:

I am working on the libYUI project this year under the mentorship of
Martin Vidner. This is my report for the second week of GsoC (May 23 -
June 04).

I am maintaining a gitorious repository at and a
blog at All weekly reports and other updates
are updated on the blog as well.

I just cloned your git repo, hoping to find source code to build, but
there is none.

I'd recommend to remove the binary rpms from the git repo and create a
project on for building packages instead.


The work done so far is listed below :

libYUI has been successfully compiled on Ubuntu 11.04 and Fedora
Initial packages for libYUI along with ncurses and Qt plugins have
been made. They are available in my gitorious account :
Small scale examples are being added to this blog. I will try to
maintain a weekly schedule.

All the examples are in C++ currenlty. Did you know that SWIG bindings
exist for libyui, so one can code YUI in other languages ?
for details.

Another important change that I would like to implement is the use of a
uniform build system. Currently, some parts use CMake while others use
autotools. Though this does not make much of a difference to the outside
world, I think it will be easier for developers and porters in the long
run. But this will be done later on unless there is an urgent need for

This is very welcome !

Keep up the good work !

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