[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Gnu-arch-users] libpatch hack WAS: --forward mostly harmless

From: Matthew Dempsky
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] libpatch hack WAS: --forward mostly harmless
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 14:34:39 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> In my opinion is that almost any application should be a library and the
> commandline frontend should be just a generic driver like (schematic
> code):
> [...]
> Well, long way to make such happen.

Is it so hard to write a wrapper for exec(2) to do roughly the same
thing?  What's gained by turning binaries into libraries this way?

(Note I'm not arguing against libraries with a good abstraction
barrier, etc. just don't see the point in turning every binary into
the same front end to a different library.)

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]