Re: Getting libgnome* into shape

On Thu, 2001-08-30 at 13:13, Jon Trowbridge wrote:
> On Thu, 2001-08-30 at 11:54, jacob berkman wrote:
> > 
> > with just C api, 2 libraries / applications cannot use features of each
> > other.  ie, gal cannot call eel functions if eel calls gal functions.
> > 
> > however, if the glue between them is simply bonobo, they actually can
> > use each other, instead of the one-way dependency tree we now have.
> So we can have a complex dependency graph rather than a dependency
> tree... is this a good thing?  Would we want to do such a thing even if
> we could?

we actually already do in a few cases.

gnome-libs has a dependency on gnome-core for gnome-terminal, since it
uses it to run things from .desktop files when the "run in terminal"
option is set.

there are a couple more things like this which i don't totally remember
right now.

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