mmc at mmc.com.au
Sun Jun 14 11:10:43 UTC 2009
Nice work Nick. I'll try and grab and compile it to see how it goes for us.
Nick Hilliard wrote:
> On 08/06/2009 01:05, Nick Hilliard wrote:
>> I can't see a whole load of reason to have three separate but very
>> similar configure scripts, two of which have some really silly bugs.
>> Would anyone object if I reduce these to a single configure script? This
>> will allow freebsd and solaris to be fixed properly by putting in proper
>> lex / bison configuration detection.
> Ok, I'm pretty much finished on the cruft-cleanout branch now (r266).
> Recent highlights:
> - directory structure substantially reorganised. Core is completely
> gone. The remains were moved into librpsl and libnormalform, and
> Core/gnu has been moved into the gnug++ directory, which was then
> renamed "dataset".
> - src/rpsl/rpsl moved to src/rpsl, so that the directory structure is
> fully consistent. Now, all lib and executable directories hang
> directly off src/.
> - removed BirdWhoisClient::getSourceOrigin() and consequently the
> entire StringBuffer class and associated files.
> - fixed ticket/22 properly rather than using an ugly hack.
> - autoconf stuff has been rebuilt from the ground up, and the system
> is now based on autoconf2.62. Removed lots of files for this,
> including config.h.in and aclocal.h. Really only left configure.in
> (which was renamed to configure.ac)
> - replaced entire make system with automake. This simplifies the
> makefile configuration drastically and does lots of things like
> sensible library handling and so forth. It also enables parallel makes.
> - libtoolized the entire system and wrapped all libraries into a
> single libirrtoolset.a. While this isn't necessary now, at some stage
> in the future, it might be nice to have a shared libirrtoolset.so
> library instead of a static lib with large binaries.
> - reorganised the versioning code so that everything now depends on
> the version number in configure.ac. bumped version to 4.9.0-alpha1.
> - moved all man pages to their respective places in src/. Renamed
> Errors man page to be irrtoolset-errors.
> - renamed "RtConfig" to rtconfig. You can now use "@rtconfig" on the
> rtconfig command line too. Think of the electrons that can be saved
> - made lex yylineno handling more portable.
> - default to use libreadline on darwin, as this is part of the base
> - code now compiles from SVN and dist without errors and runs on mac
> os x, ubuntu9.10, freebsd7 and solaris 10.
> - added various distribution files without which, automake whinges and
> - tested to ensure that "make dist" packages up the correct files and
> produces a source distribution file which compiles and runs on the
> various target distributions.
> - code line count is now 40455, down from 112392. I.e. 64% of the
> original code base is gone.
> There is up-to-date building information on:
> I suggest that this branch may make a useful starting point for
> further development and that we should consider merging it back into
> This reorganisation has not been thoroughly tested and it's quite
> likely that this sort of chainsaw treatment will cause a certain
> amount of instability in the short term. So, testers, please poke and
> report back with any trouble.
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