[Bro-Dev] Move 3rdparty into a separate submodule
robin at icir.org
Thu Aug 15 11:33:18 PDT 2013
I think it's a good idea.
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 11:26 -0700, you wrote:
> Just wanted to check if really none has an opinion on this besides me :)
> On Jul 31, 2013, at 4:25 PM, Bernhard Amann <bernhard at ICSI.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just wanted to ask what you think about moving the 3rdparty stuff under src (which at
> > the moment only contains sqlite) into a separate git submodule?
> > That way we keep the 3rdparty sources and their change history out of Bro history. SQLite
> > alone already has more than 140k lines - and I kind of suspect that we might other 3rdparty
> > sources in the future.
> > The disadvantage of this approach is, that the bro git repository does no longer contain
> > all source-files necessary to compile bro. On the other hand - stuff like cmake already is
> > in submodules - so even though the bro git contains all source files at the moment, you
> > still cannot compile it without checking out the submodules.
> > Bernhard
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