[ros-dev] Static - dynamic generation of reactos.dff

Ged Murphy gedmurphy at gmail.com
Sat Oct 30 11:09:53 UTC 2010


I like the idea. It sounds much better than manually maintaining a huge text
file

On 30 October 2010 10:27, Olaf Siejka <caemyr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I`m ok as long as there will be the a way to add files statically, it is
> vital atm for driver slipstreaming
>
> Regards
>
> 2010/10/30 Jérôme Gardou <jerome.gardou at laposte.net>
>
>> As long as they are included in the build system, they will be added to
>> reactos.dff. If they're not, they won't ever be mentioned.
>>
>> Ged Murphy wrote:
>>
>>> how does this work for rosapps and other such optional inclusions?
>>>
>>> 2010/10/30 Jérôme Gardou <jerome.gardou at laposte.net <mailto:
>>> jerome.gardou at laposte.net>>
>>>
>>>
>>>    Hi reactos developers.
>>>
>>>    As many of you know, the cmake branch development is going along
>>>    and is the occasion of many innovations in the way reactos is built.
>>>
>>>    One of this way is the reactos.dff file. Currently, it is a static
>>>    file, meaning that each time you want to add a module to reactos,
>>>    you have to edit this file. What I propose is to create this file
>>>    dynamically, when parsing the build system file. Adding a reactos
>>>    module twould then be as simple as (!) creating a new build file
>>>    for this module.
>>>
>>>    For those who are concerned about slipstreaming or optional files
>>>    like wallpapers or whatever hacking they do with the current
>>>    reactos.dff, it will be as easy as before. There will be a file to
>>>    edit, which will be the "static" part of it. Whatever you'll write
>>>    in this file will be written back to reactos.dff, so there is no
>>>    need to worry about that.
>>>
>>>    What do you think?
>>>
>>>    Regards.
>>>    Jérôme.
>>>
>>>    PS : The patch is there. It waits for your approval :-)
>>>
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