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Re: [Bug-wget] Big refactoring

From: Giuseppe Scrivano
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Big refactoring
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 20:32:48 +0200
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illusionoflife <address@hidden> writes:

> So, first of all, parse_netrc is huge. >200 lines. Well-commented, but still 
> huge. And have strange standalone application in source. So I have idea to 
> make some sort of api -- move routines of parsing netrc to `libwget'. I am 
> not 
> very familiar with code, but I think it will be good for Wget because:
>      * Less code duplicate
>      * Need to upkeep external api force betted code structure

I am not sure libwget is something easy to achieve but we can try to
arrive to that point.  You could start by getting something like this
command to work:

cc -DSTANDALONE -I../lib ../lib/libgnu.a netrc.c

What do you think?

> I really want to contribute to Wget, but I am afraid that such radical 
> changes 
> will not be accepted with

Patches that make the code more readable and maintainable are always
welcome ;)


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