[ros-kernel] Wine integration
Ge van Geldorp
ge at gse.nl
Sat Dec 13 14:38:39 CET 2003
> From: Casper Hornstrup
> We have to make a choice very soon if we are going to 1)
> import the Wine headers and tools (libunicode,wpp,wrc) (a
> 12MB patch unfortunately) and import Wine DLLs or 2) submit
> patches to Wine to port the DLLs to w32api and then import
> them one by one as they are ported. 1) will give us something
> useful very quickly, but will also give us two sets of
> headers for some time. 2) will mean lots of work (my guess is
> several man months of work) and developers need to learn more
> about Wine developing than with 1).
> At this time, I consider the PR value of running applications
> like MS office higher than not duplicating code. IMHO ReactOS
> needs good PR and lots of it. So my vote is to go with 1) and
> integrate ReactOS and Wine headers in smaller steps (wether
> that means making Wine DLLs compile with w32api or making
> ReactOS compile with Wine headers).
> What are your thoughs on this?
I agree with you completely.
Gé van Geldorp.
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