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setup.exe - RFC: reorganizing source into category directories
- From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2004 21:39:58 +0100
- Subject: setup.exe - RFC: reorganizing source into category directories
Setup.exe has a *lot* of source files.
To make the source a little more comprehendable, I'm planning on moving
certain subsystems which effectively are utility libraries in their own
right into subdirectories.
This should hopefully be a step on the path to untangling the logic and the
To begin with, I'm proposing the following new directories:
One for all source imported with little or no modification from external
sources - that is md5.* (from libmd5-rfc sourceforge project) and rfc1738.*
(from squid). A possible name for this would be "srclib".
One for NetIO and io_stream class heirarchies, and geturl.* (associated
helper functions). This is a large (116KB) chunk of code, exclusively
concerned with IO. A possible name for this would be "cygsuio".
One for all image files (icon, bitmaps). Name "images".
Comments welcome, especially if anyone has any preferences for different