Splitting the repos...
grim at reaperworld.com
Thu Apr 7 15:19:47 EDT 2016
On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Michael McConville <mmcco at mykolab.com>
> Gary Kramlich wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 7, 2016 at 1:47 PM, Patrick Cloke <patrick at cloke.us> wrote:
> > > First off I'll say that splitting this out would like making
> > > building libpurple for Instantbird easier, so that'd be nice...
> > >
> > > It might make development harder, however. This is from my
> > > experiences developing on Instantbird which has components across 3
> > > repositories: mozilla-central (UI core, networking, security, etc.
> > > from Firefox), comm-central (Instantbird and Thunderbird code),
> > > purplexpcom (libpurple and XPCOM interfaces to libpurple):
> > >
> > Nice I didn't realize there was a purple-xpcom :) Anyways, how is
> > this different than how Pidgin has a ton of external dependencies?
> > I'm not trying to justify it, just wondering what makes this
> > different.
> External dependencies are typically just installed with a system package
> manager. No source or building necessary.
That's why I have Bamboo setup to export repositories as artifacts/deploys
that can be used by your system package manager.
Gary Kramlich <grim at reaperworld.com>
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