[OTR-dev] Protocol::OTR - OTR for Perl

Ximin Luo infinity0 at pwned.gg
Fri Jun 20 07:34:50 EDT 2014

On 20/06/14 09:15, Max wrote:
> 19.06.2014 13:24, Ximin Luo пишет:
>> glib isn't glibc.
> Doh! Sometimes I type faster than I think :)
> If we consider libotr only than yes, glib is a dependency which could be rather
> easily avoided. But if we consider OTR as a whole - libotr plus half-a-dozen bindings
> for various languages than I think it's a different story.
> GI takes care of automating lots of boilerplate code - that's why making language
> bindings using it is almost completely automated task. If we simply do not use glib
> for that (or worse - trying to reinvent it) than this boilerplate stuff doesn't
> magically disappear: it got to be written by someone. And tested. And maintained. So
> the net result is actually more code and bigger attack surface.
> Disclaimer: I'm not one of OTR devs so it's only humble advice nothing more.
> cheers,
> Max.

Is it possible to split the glib stuff away from core libotr, to result in libotr and libotr-glib? That would work, the only counterargument being "2 shared libs are annoying to deal with".



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