[Bf-committers] Linux package maintainers
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Thu Jan 3 02:18:27 CET 2013
We have a handful of Bullet patches in extern/bullet2/patches. You can look
at extern/bullet2/readme.txt for a list of what the patches do.
On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Prashant Sohani
> <prashant.sohani at gmail.com> wrote:
> > While a loader that directly downloads from blender.org could be more
> > convenient for the end user, I think that is not necessarily the most
> > important concern of the distro maintainers.. rather, they want bundled
> > libraries to move out of source as much as possible, some of their
> > being along the lines mentioned at
> > Apart from which, the article and comments at
> > http://lwn.net/Articles/378865/ seem to make strong suggestions either
> > On the whole, in the interest of code reusability (which in my opinion is
> > an important principle in FOSS, even in the face of 'apparent'
> > impracticality) and security, perhaps we could externally link some of
> > more standard libraries, without sacrificing end-user convenience too
> > (No idea which ones those would be, though.. not even sure if such are
> > there)
> > Regards,
> > Prashant
> Just committed a cmake option 'WITH_SYSTEM_BULLET' so distros can use
> their own bullet packages (as the gentoo maintainer requested),
> So I think the changes from our side are done, just need to have
> bullet updated since it doesn't compile yet with latest stable bullet
> in arch-linux (2.81).
> (note I did get it to compile with some edits to our source, but those
> are just to disable a few areas that failed).
> The CMake options documented not to work yet and marked as advanced to
> avoid enabling by accident.
> - Campbell
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