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Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] sparc <--> x86 data exchange

From: Matt Ettus
Subject: Re: [Discuss-gnuradio] sparc <--> x86 data exchange
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 10:11:21 -0800
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Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Friday 16 December 2005 20:12, John Gilmore wrote: 
>>  *  I'm hesitant to make GNU Radio depend on Yet Another random
>>     library package like liboil.  Building it is already an exercise
>>     in frustration, as is trying to package it for a distribution.
> You ain't a kiddin'.  I'm working towards easy to install RPMs now; the real 
> kicker is the FFTW single precision, as most distributions of FFTW aren't 
> built that way.  But GNUradio is intensive software that is doing a complex 
> job; complex software requires more other pieces than simple software (if, 
> that is, the basic tenet of software reuse fostered by the GNU philosophy 
> holds true).  

Fedora Extras now has liboil, and several media player apps now depend
on it, so I think finding it installed or at least packaged on a given
system is very likely.


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