[cc-devel] liblicense - xdgmime "dependency"
jon at rejon.org
Thu Jan 10 21:55:11 EST 2008
Just make sure this documented in the README...increase our asheesh bus
On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 15:54 -0800, Asheesh Laroia wrote:
> In liblicense, we include a third-party package called xdgmime verbatim.
> I remember discussing this briefly with Jason or Scott over the summer,
> and what I remember is Jason insisting we keep xdgmime in the source tree.
> That seemed like an odd decision, but now I understand it better.
> (That's a gentle way to say, "I remember balking at the idea of including
> this thing verbatim before, but now I understand and apologize if I said
> anything unreasonable then.") As far as I can tell, the xdgmime software
> is canonically located at http://webcvs.freedesktop.org/mime/xdgmime/ and
> is not released or packaged. This is explained at
> So I guess we'll keep including it verbatim, and every release we'll
> just check upstream for updates. Us using svn, and them using svn, it'll
> be a fight to incorporate our changes with any updates they make; this
> release, I've just decided that we don't need the small updates they've
> For reference, here's how to check it out of freedesktop.org CVS:
> $ cvs -d:pserver:anoncvs at cvs.freedesktop.org:/cvs/mime login
> CVS password: <hit return>
> $ cvs -d:pserver:anoncvs at cvs.freedesktop.org:/cvs/mime co xdgmime
> Their code gives warnings with -std=c89, but I doubt they have any
> interest in changing it.
> -- Asheesh.
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