Re: Custom build and liquidsoap
Le mercredi 29 septembre 2010 04:14:42, Stéphane Glondu a écrit :
> Le 28/09/2010 23:50, Romain Beauxis a écrit :
> > On minor point, though: are you aware of other binaries in a similar
> > situation? The patch to enable non-custom build was not trivial and, had
> > I not been upstream as well, I wonder whether an upstream developper
> > would want to work on it or a DD be able to create one alone...
> Enabling non-custom build for pure OCaml applications should be trivial.
> But indeed, if the application has C stubs of its own (I'm not talking
> about dependencies, here), the build system must be patched somehow to
> build and use the shared library with C stubs (dll*.so file), which can
> be quite intrusive. If this is done, it should probably be done in
> coordination with upstream. But I don't expect upstream to do it on its
> own... I am under the impression that most people don't care about
> non-native architectures.
Well, I think its more that most upstream do not see the advantage of
compiling in non-custom mode... What would you tell them ?