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From: Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>, Vincent van Ravesteijn <vfr@lyx.org>,
	John Keeping <john@keeping.me.uk>,
	Ramkumar Ramachandra <artagnon@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, Jonathan Nieder <jrnieder@gmail.com>,
	Duy Nguyen <pclouds@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] build: get rid of the notion of a git library
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:04:52 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMP44s03iXPVnunBdFT8etvZ-ew-D15A7mCV3wAAFXMNCpRAgA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7v4nd5ecmy.fsf@alter.siamese.dyndns.org>

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 7:04 PM, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras <felipe.contreras@gmail.com> writes:
>
>>> *1* ... which is a very reasonable thing to do.  But moving
>>>     sequencer.o to builtin/sequencer.o is *not* the way to do this.
>>
>> By now we all know what is the *CURRENT* way to do this; in other
>> words, the status quo, which is BTW all messed up, because builtin/*.o
>> objects depend on each other already.
>
> builtin/*.o are allowed to depend on each other.  They are by
> definition builtins, meant to be linked into a single binary.

That's not what John Keeping said[1]. I'm going to assume he was
wrong, but I don't think that's relevant for my point.

Either way, the meaning of builtin/ should probably be explained somewhere.

>> We are discussing the way it *SHOULD* be. Why aren't you leaning on that?
>
> And I do not see the reason why builtin/*.o should not depend on
> each other.  It is not messed up at all.  They are meant to be
> linked into a single binary---that is what being "built-in" is.
>
> A good way forward, the way it *SHOULD* be, is to slim the builtin/*.o
> by moving parts that do not have to be in the single "git" binary
> but are also usable in standalone binaries out of them.
>
> And that is what I just suggested.

But init_copy_notes_for_rewrite() can *not* be used by anything other
than git builtins. Standalone binaries will never use such a function,
therefore it doesn't belong in libgit.a. Another example is
alias_lookup(). They belong in builtin/lib.a.

[1] http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/227017

-- 
Felipe Contreras

  parent reply	other threads:[~2013-06-11  4:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 59+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-06-08 17:29 [PATCH] build: get rid of the notion of a git library Felipe Contreras
2013-06-08 18:02 ` Ramkumar Ramachandra
2013-06-08 18:22   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-09 14:56     ` Ramkumar Ramachandra
2013-06-09 15:12       ` John Keeping
2013-06-09 15:40         ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-09 16:02           ` John Keeping
2013-06-09 16:22             ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-09 16:42               ` John Keeping
2013-06-09 17:03                 ` Ramkumar Ramachandra
2013-06-09 17:12                   ` Ramkumar Ramachandra
2013-06-09 17:13                   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-09 17:32                     ` John Keeping
2013-06-09 17:45                       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-09 16:36             ` Ramkumar Ramachandra
2013-06-09 17:30           ` Vincent van Ravesteijn
2013-06-09 17:35             ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-10 21:45             ` Jeff King
2013-06-10 21:52               ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-10 22:06                 ` Jeff King
2013-06-10 22:22                   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-10 23:05                   ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-10 23:41                     ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-10 23:51                       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11  0:04                         ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-11  1:53                           ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-11  4:15                             ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11 17:33                               ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-11 17:41                                 ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11 17:58                                   ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-11 18:06                                     ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11 18:14                                       ` Linus Torvalds
2013-06-11 19:15                                         ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11 19:59                                         ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-11 20:12                                           ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-12  0:12                                           ` [PATCH 0/3] Refactor useful notes functions into notes-utils.[ch] Johan Herland
2013-06-12  0:12                                             ` [PATCH 1/3] finish_copy_notes_for_rewrite(): Let caller provide commit message Johan Herland
2013-06-12 17:27                                               ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-12  0:13                                             ` [PATCH 2/3] Move copy_note_for_rewrite + friends from builtin/notes.c to notes-utils.c Johan Herland
2013-06-12  0:32                                               ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-12  7:10                                                 ` Johan Herland
2013-06-12 18:28                                                   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-12 19:14                                                     ` Johan Herland
2013-06-12 19:18                                                       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-13  6:45                                                     ` Andreas Krey
2013-06-13 13:13                                                       ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-12 20:02                                               ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-12  0:13                                             ` [PATCH 3/3] Move create_notes_commit() from notes-merge.c into notes-utils.c Johan Herland
2013-06-12 20:02                                             ` [PATCH 0/3] Refactor useful notes functions into notes-utils.[ch] Junio C Hamano
2013-06-12 20:11                                               ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-13 17:24                                                 ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-13 18:16                                                   ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-13 18:50                                                     ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11 18:17                                       ` [PATCH] build: get rid of the notion of a git library Junio C Hamano
2013-06-11 19:01                                         ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11 19:24                                           ` Junio C Hamano
2013-06-11 19:49                                             ` Felipe Contreras
2013-06-11  4:04                           ` Felipe Contreras [this message]
2013-06-09 15:41       ` Felipe Contreras

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