[pkg-ggz-maintainers] [Secure-testing-team] A case of large code duplication
joss at debian.org
Thu Oct 4 09:35:28 UTC 2007
Le samedi 29 septembre 2007 à 08:18 +0200, Josef Spillner a écrit :
> Most of the modifications proposed by the GNOME games developers already have
> been integrated into GGZ's 0.0.14 maintenance branch upstream, including the
> translations. If there are API compatibilities, it might result from people
> not knowing that the libraries are in fact copies.
This is very good news. Please let me know when Debian packages have
been uploaded. I will then re-add the patches to use them instead of the
> I agree that there shouldn't be a duplicate effort of maintenance. There is no
> reason for the non-GUI GGZ libraries to be in GNOME SVN at all, and I suggest
> to remove them there upstream first and change the configure script to look
> for system-wide installations. I think the Gtk+ frontend library (libggzgtk)
> will then be the only remaining duplication, and we can focus our efforts on
> merging its changes in a meaningful way.
Yes, it looks like it will be possible to remove soon all duplication
except for libggzgtk. The case of libggzgtk is more difficult, and will
require API improvements to be able to customize it, allowing to pass
callbacks overriding some internal methods.
.''`. Josselin Mouette /\./\
: :' : josselin.mouette at ens-lyon.org
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