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Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH(5)] Teach Henrietta about major releases

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-hackers] [PATCH(5)] Teach Henrietta about major releases
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:17:46 +0200
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On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 12:15:15PM +0000, Mario Domenech Goulart wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:29:06 +0200 Peter Bex <address@hidden> wrote:
> I agree that all those things should be removed.  I think Felix wanted
> to remove gather-egg-information once, but kept it because it was being
> used by other code.
> I really think those things should be removed, but removing them from
> CHICKEN 4 would be ugly, IMO.

I wasn't suggesting to remove it from CHICKEN 4.  Sorry if I was unclear.

> The support for multiple versions doesn't cause much trouble.  The
> removal of "tags" is what does, and it doesn't actually fix anything.
> But it breaks core code that relies on that directory layout.
> I fully agree we should change that (I'm talking about the "tags"
> directory removal).  I'm just not sure it should be done in CHICKEN 4.

We can still make Salmonella independent of what the core offers,
like we did for Henrietta.  That means we can drop that code from
CHICKEN 5, and Salmonella will work under both versions.  (until we
rearrange the modules, of course).


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