Coda File System

Re: RFC: package checking via pkg-config

From: Enrico Weigelt <>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 16:51:07 +0200
* Jan Harkes <> wrote:


> I think pkg-config is a good thing, however the example you give 
> is probably the one dependency that is essentially unnecessary. 
> The only reason for the openssl dependency is for md5 and sha1, 
> but we've had generic implementations of both of these algorithms 
> for a long time and those are already used when openssl is not 
> found by configure.

So should we drop the openssl dependency completely ? 

BTW: are these implementations within code or separate libs ?

> A more significant change that I have had on my todo list for 
> a long time is to move the Coda build to automake. 

What benefits does that bring ? 

> Part of that would also include avoiding the 'copy headers to 
> coda-obj/include directory' step.

Isn't that an issue of proper -I flags ?

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Received on 2007-05-19 10:54:10