Re: cmdline processing & an additional build dependency

Subject: Re: cmdline processing & an additional build dependency
From: Joaquín Cuenca Abela (
Date: Tue Aug 21 2001 - 00:55:21 CDT

On 20 Aug 2001 23:03:28 -0400, Patrick Lam wrote:
> So, I've decided that abi's cmdline processing is really bad.
> I'd like to use libpopt universally to read the commandline. At the
> moment it only gets used in the GNOME build. So this would introduce an
> additional build dependency, I guess.

While I agree with you, and I personally don't care the least by the
extra dependency, please take in account that there are still people
that doesn't have libopt in their systems (and there are more of them
than it seems... :)

Maybe a link in the download page to libpopt binaries would be

Best luck!

Joaquín Cuenca Abela

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