ANN: gsm0710muxd 0.9.1 released
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
mickey at openmoko.org
Mon Apr 28 12:37:11 CEST 2008
> but you can simply include all *.vala and *.marshal files in the tarball
> to have them at least for reference.
> On the other hand, the usage of Vala and D-Bus GLib bindings is total
> overhead for this one. You might wanna have a look into libgdbus which
> gives you D-Bus wit GLib mainloop integration without the hassle of
> having an object oriented system. And in this case you only do GObject
> to get D-Bus support. That introduces a dependency chain that is not
> justifiable for a system daemon.
> > > A simple compile test gives me 159 lines of warnings. These should be
> > > fixed first since otherwise you start overlooking real bugs where the
> > > compiler would have warned you.
> > Well, I should probably remove -pedantic -- without it's down to 6.
> Still warnings :)
Righto, need to fix that.
> > > Also never (I mean never) include C files from another C file. If you
> > > have no idea on how to use autoconf/automake correctly, then ask
> > > someone.
> > Hehe, thanks for this "friendly" advice. Actually I do have a clue about
> > autotools and this part of the MUXer is not my baby, but yes, we'll fix
> > that later.
> If you really think that having the GSM 07.10 in userspace is better
> than the kernel solution,
It took quite some time for me to make up my mind about that and by now I
indeed think userland is a good place for that piece of code. Eventually, we
will might see a kernel MUXer or not, then we can reconsider. But until then
I want something that gets the job done and gsm0710muxd does it.
> this code needs massive cleanup. It is almost impossible to review this
Agreed. The code layout is a bit on the ugly side. Patches very welcome.
> Can you setup a git repository somewhere. Doing tarball only releases is
> not really helpful.
Hmm, tarball-only? Try
svn checkout svn://projects.linuxtogo.org/svn/smartphones/trunk smartphones
and check for software/gsm0710muxd.
Sorry, no git at linuxtogo.
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