[haiku-development] Re: R1a4 -- possible?

Hi!

On Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:28:31 +0100 Ingo Weinhold wrote:
> The solution to that is to 
> wrap all functionality used and symbolically map the wrappers to the 
> names 
> of the expected functionality (via macros, the FS shell uses a very 
> similar 
> approach). Essentially this cleanly separates the Haiku build 
> environment 
> from the build platform environment, from which the build on other 
> platform 
> benefits as well, as it allows to get rid of several hacks and work-
> arounds 
> and also allows for dealing more easily with build platform quirks 
> (like 
> missing POSIX functionality, which is currently an issue on MacOS X).
> 
> As I wrote before, this is a lot of tedious work, since wrappers for 
> dozens 
> of POSIX and Haiku headers and their functionality need to be 
> written.

I guess that all needs deep knowledge and isn't a suitable task for 
GSoC?

Regards,
Humdinger

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