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Re: CEDET merge

From: Ulrich Mueller
Subject: Re: CEDET merge
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 20:42:27 +0200

>>>>> On Mon, 28 Sep 2009, Chong Yidong wrote:

>> Was this renaming of files really necessary? It breaks backwards
>> compatibility and imposes additional work on package authors and
>> distros.

> No one suggested any other solution to the filename problem.

The obvious solution is not to support CEDET on platforms with 8+3
filenames ...

> Maybe we could get around this by adding a `cedet-compat' package
> that loads everything everything in CEDET and provides all the old
> CEDET feature names; then loading this file will provide everything
> a third-party package needs to compile.

Not sure if loading everything at once is a good idea. CEDET is huge.
But couldn't at least the old feature names be provided by the single
files? (As it was done for newsticker-*, for example.)


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