The Wrapper Project

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Dec 3 00:54:25 MST 2013

On Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 06:49:13AM +0100, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 12:44:21AM +0100, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> > Yes, if the there are enough unit tests. nss_wrapper is at 75%, uid_wrapper is 
> > at 69%, the rest is easy.
> > 
> > The big step is to get socket_wrapper form 1% to at least 75%.
> > 
> > Testings ensures that they are working as expected and we don't regress in 
> > future. The more people are using it, the better testing and testcases we get.
> > 
> > And that's the goal. At least for me!
> > 
> Isn't one huge aspect of this whole thing that Samba does
> not use cmake but a home-grown build system based on the waf
> toolkit? If we had cmake, wouldn't you be happier to develop
> the wrappers in-tree?

One thing that just struck me: To do development on a box that does not
have the wrappers packaged, we would add a dependency on cmake. When we
made the decision of autoconf vs waf vs cmake, we settled on waf, and
not on waf *and* cmake. This really starts to get annoying: We hardly
ever remove any dependency. We have perl, we have python, we have waf, we
will get cmake. No surprise we have a problem attracting new developers:
We raise the bar with every new language dependency we add.


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