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Re: [PATCH] IDL4 with GNU libl4

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] IDL4 with GNU libl4
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2003 09:24:50 +0100
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Yesterday, 12 hours, 20 minutes, 23 seconds ago, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> You should have contacted me about this.  I don't support any efforts to use
> my libl4 ouside of its current scope, which is the Hurd.  I also don't think
> that any code in the world except for such code should even know that my
> libl4 exists, nor use its interfaces.  This means that your patch is
> completely wrong and unacceptable.

Ok.  My idea was that being able to use such a tool would be helpful and
faster than writing stubs by hand.

> My libl4 should eventually be ABI and API compatible to the official ABI/API.
> However, it would help to make IDL4 use official APIs instead accessing the
> structs directly:

The original IDL4 code does access structs directly.  So this patch is
not that useless. ;)


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