[Fedora-packaging] Should Scintilla be package as a shared library ?
jonathan.underwood at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 17:41:58 UTC 2009
2009/7/1 Remi Collet <Fedora at famillecollet.com>:
> http://www.scintilla.org/ is a free source code editing component.
> Upstream provides only a makefile for a static library.
> Of course, it's quite easy to create a shared library, but without
> versionning as upstream doesn't handle this.
> At least scite (in fedora repo) use this library, but probably other
> projects (I have no way to detect this).
> I'm working in MySQL Workbench, which also use it (and some other
> bundled libraries, as curl, boost, ..., more easy to remove)
> What sould I do ?
> - package scintilla as a shared lib
> (this will imply rebuilding all applications on scintilla update and
> probably issue with applications using different version)
> - package MySQL Workbench with the bundled scintilla
> (the simple solution, but against good pratices)
> Thanks for your comment on this.
Geany is another such application.
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