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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-07 22:55:21

On 2002-05-07 at 10:32 PM, david.abrahams_at_[hidden] (David Abrahams) wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>
>> Well I'm back after some hardware rearrangements... and having one of my
>> RAID drives break during the movememnts :-(
>Ouch. But that's what the "R" is for, right?

True :-) And thankfully I had a spare replacement handy. So 2 hours later
after rebuilding the replacement drive data and the parity everything is
back to normal. Well worth the 4 drive (now 5) investment.

>Oh, one other thing I forgot to mention: my AIX clients have a makefile
>example which links shared libraries that have cyclic dependencies. The
>question is, should we try to support that in v2? I get the impression that
>it might not be portable. Win32 comes to mind; I'm not sure how you'd
>generate the import libs. We have encoded a requirement on linking against
> dependencies in the OSF logic of v1, but I get the sense that it's
>optional: OSF seems to warn about unresolved dependencies, but I think it
>reverts to the GCC model of resolving them later if neccessary.

I'm suspecting that we'll have to support that and more. Just because the
more compilers we add the more cyclic dependencies issues will come up. I
wouldn't worry about it now though ;-)

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