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Re: Circular dependencies between libraries - what to do?


From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: Circular dependencies between libraries - what to do?
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:04:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> I'm probably asking for trouble, but B actually does not work without A,
>> and A calls B functions, so they do require each other.
>
> You can try to restructure the files, so as to get rid of
> the circularity.
>
> Or you can load the files differently.  E.g. instead of top-level
> `require', you can use autoloads, so that loading A doesn't load B, but
> when A calls functions from B, then B gets loaded.  Or instead of
> autoloads, you can place a (require 'B) *inside* the functions of A that
> call functions from B.

ok, seems I found a way to 'distribute' the requires without introducing
circularity. Thanks for the tips.

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten




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