Is anyone monitoring Transgaming's changes to the LGPL files?
scott at open-vote.org
Thu Jan 25 23:30:20 CST 2007
On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 19:38 -0500, Gavriel State wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> We mostly haven't made many significant changes to the LGPL DLLs that
> we've been picking up, other than modifications to allow them to build
> within our somewhat different build environment.
> One place where we have made changes recently was to the iphlpapi DLL,
> and we recently submitted a patch for that. There have also been a
> couple of places in some of the crypto code when we've come across a
> bug, worked through it, and made a fix. But at least twice, a patch has
> been checked into WineHQ CVS just before we posted our fix.
> We'll certainly be trying to submit patches to LGPLed DLLs that we make
> changes to where we can, but if anyone is interested in helping, we're
> happy to work with them too.
> Take care,
Thank you Gav, that was quite helpful. I guess we are in this together after all.
On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 10:37 +0900, Mike McCormack wrote:
> Scott Ritchie wrote:
> > The simplest thing to do is for someone to just track the code they
> > release and diff it against our own stuff, and note if anything new and
> > interesting (eg an implementation of a function) comes up. Then send in
> > a patch if it seems like it could help us too. But, is anyone doing
> > this?
> It's really in their best interest to keep current with Wine.
> Continually resolving conflicts and fixing the same bugs we've fixed is
> a waste of their time, and monitoring their patches is a waste of our time.
That makes a lot of sense.
More information about the wine-devel