[notmuch] Mac OS X/Darwin compatibility issues
stewart at flamingspork.com
Wed Nov 18 21:42:42 PST 2009
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 04:24:42PM -0800, Alexander Botero-Lowry wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 10:45:28 +1100, Stewart Smith <stewart at flamingspork.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 11:27:20PM +0100, Carl Worth wrote:
> > > Yes. I knew I was "cheating" by using some GNU extensions here. I'm
> > > happy to accept portability patches for these things, but it's hard for
> > > me to get excited about writing them myself.
> > >
> > > Care to take a whack at these?
> > http://www.gnu.org/software/gnulib/
> > could be a partial answer.
> Why add yet another dependency for a couple of functions? Especially
> considering how notmuch already depends on glib which includes portability
> functions for various things.
The idea with gnulib (at least what we've done with drizzle) is to
just copy the bits you need into the tree. Does work pretty well for
those small things that you just don't need to depend on a giant like
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