[haiku-development] Re: Testing alpha3 software and outside Dependancy's.

  • From: Denis Bredelet <denishaiku@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 07:20:28 +0100

> 1. QT framework.
> 2. SDL libs on haikuware.
> Both work great, but they put things outside of the config and app directory. 
> Namely for obvious reasons. Now with no package management my impression is 
> that it is a good idea for each game to include its own copy of the required 
> libs. the SDL package is 4mb. thats pretty bearable for download speed even 
> on 56k.

For larger libraries, it is perfectly acceptable for an application to depend 
on another package which is also available in the repository / store. The 
package manager should handle that transparently and install the library at the 
right place, if Oliver plans work out.

-- Denis.

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