Re: Mapping dependencies between Gnome modules
- From: Dave Neary <bolsh gnome org>
- To: Daniel Dewey <ddewey sei cmu edu>
- Cc: academia-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Mapping dependencies between Gnome modules
- Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 18:28:15 +0200
Have a look at jhbuild,n which will give you this dependency
information, as well as with "blessed" external dependencies.
Daniel Dewey wrote:
> Hi guys! This list seems somewhat empty, but I'll give it a try anyway.
> I'm doing a bit of research on Gnome and the first thing I need to do is
> to map the dependencies between the modules (as listed on
> http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/), so that I end up with a directed graph
> where there is an edge from A to B if A's correct functioning depends on
> the correct functioning of B.
> So far, I have considered a few approaches to getting this information.
> Since many distros include Gnome in their package systems, there is some
> dependency information there, but I have yet to find a distro whose
> packages correspond to Gnome's list of modules. For this reason, I'd
> like to analyze Gnome's code directly by checking out modules one at a
> time and extracting their dependencies... somehow. This is the step I'm
> currently on, and it's sort of complex; dependency information needs to
> be extracted from source files and configuration files, mostly, which is
> Anyone have any other ideas? Am I missing some other approach?
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