Le lundi, 27 août 2012 19.21:22, Andrew Shadura a écrit : > Hello, > > (As a Tcler I have to comment on this.) > On Tue, 18 Oct 2011 13:36:43 +0200 Didier Raboud <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: (Do you really have to comment on a 10-months old dead thread?) > > 1) "Forget about jimtcl, rely on existing tcl interpreters" > > > > This is mostly "repacking to avoid the embedded jimtcl copy", "no > > packaging of it, go on as is done currently; by relying on > > existing tcl interpreters. > > > > Pros: easy, straightforward,avoids the binary embedding of jimtcl. > > Cons: does not solve the "desktop install needs tcl interpreter". > > Jimsh is already available, and can be used separately. Also, libjim > allows linking dynamically. Yes. Back then, I packaged jimsh and made it create the libjim0debian2 package to be able to dynamically link usb-modeswitch's /usr/sbin/usb_modeswitch_dispatcher against it. For what is worth, libjim0debian2 is 296k (+ changelog and copyright). > > 5) "Rewrite the usb-modeswitch-dispatcher in C" > > > > This work has already been done by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre for the > > Ubuntu ackage. > > For now, the upstream developer hasn't included this rewrite into > > > > the upstream package (for his own set of reasons). My current > > strategy is to avoid as much as possible to diverge from upstream, > > hence why it's not in Debian's usb-modeswitch for now. > > > > Pros: No tcl interpreter needed. > > Cons: as it's not an upstream effort, it can become out-of-sync > > in terms of functionality and bugfixes (and indeed currently is > > as of 1.2.0~beta). > > Stupid and useless. No. That's rather "different approach". > > What's your opinion ? > > Just link it against libjim, statically or dynamically. That's been done since Oct. 2011, dynamically. What is your point in reviving this thread? OdyX
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