[PD] Call for Unified Libraries

Josh Steiner joschi at eds.org
Wed Apr 17 03:19:10 CEST 2002

i agree that it just makes more sense to keep each library in a separate
.dll... in the windows world something like the cygwin installer could be
snaked to deal with managing each package...

 On 16 Apr 2002, Andrew (Andy) W. Schmeder wrote:

> I just felt the need to give forth my 2 cents on this topic:
> I don't think that a "Unified Library" is the way to go.
> Rather, PD and all of its libraries need to be placed in debian or RPM
> packages... easy installation, management, dependency resolution, etc
> will then be possible.
> With a couple simple scripts and a howto we could make it very easy for
> authors to package up their externals.
> The Demudi folks would probably be happy to include this stuff on their
> server/in the distro.
> Unfortunately this won't help the Windows folk...  All I can say on that
> is that life sucks when you are locked into a proprietary system... may
> as well compile a giant DLL and pray that everything works.  *grin*
> If someone has a lot of time on their hands, a package management system
> could be integrated directly into PD.
> andy

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