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Re: Meeting on February 4th at 9AM Pacific

From: Jon Chesterfield <jonathanchesterfield_at_[hidden]>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2022 02:43:24 +0000
What's the point of embedding information in a second file next to the
first one, when it could be written directly into the first one?


On Fri, 4 Feb 2022, 01:44 Steve Downey via SG15, <sg15_at_[hidden]>

> On Thu, Feb 3, 2022 at 8:07 PM Olga Arkhipova <olgaark_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> The compiler will have to find all BMIs so their locations should be
>> defined by some command line options.
>> My point is that the same options can be used to find the .d.json files.
>> Thanks,
>> Olga
>> I agree that if the build system can figure out how to do one, it can do
> the other, as long as there is some discernible relationship between the
> bmi and the .d.json file. But in a typical unixy environment, libraries and
> other artifacts to be consumed are not separated out. Perhaps, though the
> bmi and .d.json both live together in an isolated filesystem-like thing
> based on the module name? E.g. a directory or zip file, or some such. On
> the other hand, since .d.json is intended to be portable, I would expect to
> find it in something like /usr/share/module_${name} in an FHS style system?
> Or if a library provides multiple modules, underneath
> /usr/share/lib${name}/?
> Replace /usr with /usr/local/, ~, ${etcetera}, etc above.
> (sorry I sent this only to Olga, now replying on list, Olga if you reply,
> either here or add the list back?)
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