Author Topic: C::B should use system tinyxml  (Read 5230 times)

Offline SharkCZ

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C::B should use system tinyxml
« on: September 09, 2008, 01:43:37 pm »
Some Linux distributions like Fedora prefer (or better require when possible) using of system wide libraries instead of including them directly in the application's source code. So I have started to work on the possibility to use system tinyxml instead of the included one. It will  add a check into configure and some logic into the makefiles analogous to the situation of zlib and libbzip in the help_plugin.
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Re: C::B should use system tinyxml
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2008, 02:33:28 pm »
Hi !

How do you handles API differences due to the libs evolutions that may not be the same on all systems ?

Dje

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Re: C::B should use system tinyxml
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2008, 05:43:22 pm »
Hi !

How do you handles API differences due to the libs evolutions that may not be the same on all systems ?

Dje

Yes, that can create some problems, but it's not the case of the mentioned libraries. Fedora's explanation is at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Guidelines#Duplication_of_system_libraries
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