[maemo-developers] Optification of dev libraries

From: gary liquid liquid at gmail.com
Date: Tue Oct 20 19:47:12 EEST 2009
can't we just optify /usr/include and /usr/lib ?

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Nathan Anderson
<nathan at andersonsplace.net>wrote:

> Marius,
>        Well, I agree dev packages are not really the target of a device.
> And as a dev I would probably feel comfortable moving things around (if
> they
> wanted to).   I just noticed that about 75% of the .h files were optified
> and the rest weren't, and wanted to bring it up.  Not really a huge issue.
> As a policy I've been optifing all the files it creates.  Dev files
> actually
> would be a good canidate imho for the /opt folder since they aren't
> accesses
> often and can be large.
>        Adding some more command line options might be useful.
> Nathan.
> ext Nathan Anderson <nathan at andersonsplace.net> writes:
> >       I noticed when I ran optification of a dev library is optified
> about
> > 75% of the c/c++ .h files.  I would think for consistancy sake maybe
> > we should either optify all of them or none of them.
> Hmm, I think -dev libraries are not the primary target of optification
> right
> now.  Would it be acceptable to have 'official' instructions (or a
> script) for moving all of /usr to the eMMC?  I think this is preferable to
> using optified packages and people who want to develop on the device are
> probably willing and able to follow those instructions.
> > Yes, No?
> But if we optify a -dev package, we should probably tune the heuristic.
> Many -dev packages install into /usr/include/<name>/ where <name> is close
> to but not exactly the same as the package name.  Right now, maemo-optify
> only moves whole directories if they are named exactly like the package.
>  We
> could improve this heuristic carefully, or add some command line options or
> a control file for maemo-optify.
> I think the latter would be more useful.
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