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Re: [Chicken-users] Bug in canonical-path?

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Bug in canonical-path?
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 09:56:04 +0100

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 12:46 AM, Ivan Raikov <address@hidden> wrote:
>  Actually, I think it would be nice to have a tool that can
> automatically create a custom Chicken shared library that only
> includes the units that user specifies, and perhaps that can also
> statically link eggs to that library. For example, if I want to deploy
> a standalone application that does not use the regex and tcp units,
> but uses matchable and filepath, this hypothetical tool would be able
> to create a Chicken library that includes statically compiled
> syntax-case, matchable and filepath, but no regex or tcp units. What
> do people think about this?

This is already possible by appropriate juggling of linking commands
and/or static linking of applications. Generally, this is a great idea.
The devil is in the details, like platform-specific linking and compile-time vs
run-time issues.


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