ayerkes at speakeasy.net
Tue Apr 17 11:25:42 CEST 2007
On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 21:34:54 +0200
"Jason Ward" <irnyad at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am new and am keen on developing ReactOS.
> I looked through the source of ReactOS, there are only 13 Nasm files.
> A while ago (2 weeks I think) I mentioned RosAsm, it was shunned a bit
> though by some of the devs.
> Anyway, I would prefer to develop in RosAsm rather than Nasm, I know how you
> guys feel about it stealing your name
> but I prefer it to Nasm. (Syntax is cleaner)
> So would it be possible for me to develop in RosAsm for ReactOS?
> It does run under ReactOS so it's just a case of your acceptance.
Hard feelings aside (and sorry, the tone around here has become somewhat
invective recently), we're generally reluctant to take more host software
to build reactos. Also, software required to build reactos should
generally be able to work in an unencumbered environment such as linux
or freebsd. Several of us (and the build server) use linux to build
reactos. We've even done some soul searching about, in my opinion,
very safe choices like flex and bison and found them to be too much of
The way out is via the door. Why is it that no one will use this method? - Confucius
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