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RE: [xougen] Regarding server side widgets

From: David Ross
Subject: RE: [xougen] Regarding server side widgets
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2003 07:32:34 -0700

Hey all,

I'm in the process of moving, I'll try to have the FAQ out later today.
Moving totally sux :).  It's going to be a big update, there are in the
order or 20 changes or so.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Walther [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: 2003 September 3 2:21 AM
> To: address@hidden; General discussion about the Xouvert X server
> Subject: Re: [xougen] Regarding server side widgets
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 05:23:46PM -0700, David Ross wrote:
> >I absolutely agree that what should be compiled should only 
> be what is 
> >needed, and/or only what is needed should be loaded.  Similar to the 
> >Linux method of configuration for compilation and for the 
> modules too. 
> >But what I have read about imake vs. the GNU Autotools is 
> that imake is 
> >not very flexible in this regard.  Or am I dead wrong?  
> Perhaps we need 
> >to add another level/layer of abstraction on top of imake?  
> I also read 
> >that there where some other problems with imake because it used the 
> >c-pre-processor, what has/have your experiences been?
> David, how is the FAQ coming?  Do you want me to do another upload?
> Linux style configuration for Xouvert would be very cool, but 
> we are going to do any transition of the build system slowly 
> and carefully, so that it never stops working.  Your question 
> is a good one; unless someone can tell us the problems of 
> imake, why should we move away from it when we have 
> priorities like making our first release 4 weeks from now? :-)
> Jonathan
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