To-Do/Feature requests

Peter Naulls peter at chocky.org
Thu Jun 10 00:05:44 PDT 2004


In message <ffe18dbc4c.ajw498 at caramel.cp15.org>
          Alex Waugh <alex at alexwaugh.com> wrote:

> In message <40C726AF.3060007 at dsvr.net>
>           Nick Burrett <nick at dsvr.net> wrote:

> > We could add iconv as a library that's automatically built and
> > distributed with GCCSDK, simply by adding it to the riscos-libs 
> > directory.  That was the original intention of that directory.
> 
> I'm not saying that would be a bad thing, but once you start bundling
> libraries, where do you stop? Would including other common libraries
> like zlib and openssl be good? Would it become a maintenance burden?

Yes, I agree.  I would prefer to see libraries bundled separately and
automatically by my autobuilder, and then made available via RiscPkg for
example.  This is still considerable work, but it only needs to be done
onces, and enables the latest version to be always downloadable.


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