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Re: [PATCH] [gnome-keyring] Miscellaneous improvements

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 07:43:11 +0100

On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 3:39 AM, Branko ╚ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> wrote:
> David Glasser wrote:
> > Can we do this with DSOs like RA/FS modules? I think we already
> > support (optionally) building in such a way so that
> > ra_neon/fs_base/ra_serf can be installed separately (and only if their
> > prereqs exist)...
> >
> >
> Yes, but I'll say again that the "install if prereqs exist" part is IMHO
> the wrong approach: this must not be a compile-time or install-time check,
> it must be a runtime check. This may be as simple as trying to load the DSO
> and assuming the required keychain and/or wallet features aren't available
> if the load fails.

Well, right, but I think that's how it works here. ie, you can
installed "subversion", and if you want you can also install
"subversion-ra-neon", and the latter just layers on top of the former
without any recompilation.


David Glasser | glasser@davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
Received on 2008-05-07 08:43:29 CEST

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