[openbeosnetteam] Re: libnetapi in libnet

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosnetteam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 15:45:03 +0200

On 2008-04-23 at 23:02:48 [+0200], Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > 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.
> It was only done because having another lib is not really necessary - I
> did not really notice that it linked against libbe.
> But since this one is only rarely used, and not really helpful either,
> maybe we want to fade it out, anyway in future Haiku releases?
> We could also move it to libbe for now, as an alternative to have it as
> an extra library again. Just decide whatever you prefer, though :-)

Moving to libbe would require libbe to be linked against libnet. I'd rather 
have it as a separate library again.

CU, Ingo

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