Infrastructure work

Syd Polk spolk@redhat.com
Tue Aug 1 16:27:00 GMT 2000


At 09:24 AM 8/2/00 +1000, Ben Elliston wrote:
>    One of the reasons we never bothered with a shared build is that we
>    currently rely on our own version of Tcl/Tk. It should not conflict
>    with a pre-installed version.
>
>Speaking of which, some thoughts I had yesterday on "big" infrastructure
>work that really needs to be done:
>
>         * Removing the dependency on Tix.
>
>         * Removing the dependency on local changes to Tcl and Tk.
>
>         * Making the extensions to the Tcl interpreter a loadable
>           library (ie. "hyper.so").
>
>         * Making the syntax highlighters loadable libraries, too.
>
>Thoughts?
>
>Ben

Yes, all of these need to be done. They are a lot of work.


Syd Polk		spolk@redhat.com
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