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Re: [yast-devel] GsoC Weekly Report - "Separating libYUI"
  • From: "Duncan Mac-Vicar P." <dmacvicar@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2011 09:10:20 +0200
  • Message-id: <4E12B8DC.9090206@suse.de>
On 06/29/2011 02:35 PM, Josef Reidinger wrote:
2. The git repository at gitorious.org/libyui/libyui has been removed.
This will be replaced with the official YUI svn repo once the
conversion is complete. The old repo can be found at
gitorious.org/libyui/gsoc2011 and will contain files related to my
project.
I don't understand why you moved from git to svn instead of moving it from opensuse git to another hit service.

Can you explain the background of this choice? I think even if we want to make libyui idstro independent, the YaST team will be still the main contributor, and the team having an opinion on where to host the code is important. I did not see anything bad with gitorious.org/opensuse or gitorious.org/libyui. Lot of redhat projects are distro independent and still hosted at redhat.com. But going to svn is a step backwards.

>Since it seemed that Pkg-Config and CMake do not play well together, i thought the best way would be to switch to autotools with pkg-config to detect GTK headers and libs.

While I don't think the decision of moving to autotools is bad, because the rest of YaST is autotools and cmake was never fully accepted, your statement is not correct. Cmake includes pkgconfig integration. Sorry, but when taking such decisions (build system, hosting), If I could not get something working, I would have asked others first for help.

Duncan

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