[openbeosnetteam] Re: libnetapi in libnet

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 22:34:43 +0200

Ingo Weinhold wrote:
> Howdy,
> 
> is there a particular reason for libnetapi being included in libnet 
> instead of being a separate library? An obvious disadvantage is, that 
> ported (command line) applications and libraries that use the POSIX 
> sockets API also have to load libbe. The overhead is probably not that 
> dramatic, but, unless I miss something, totally unnecessary.

I would bet important parts of my body that it was only done to reduce 
"clutter" in /system/lib... :-) But I don't know for sure.

Best regards,
-Stephan

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