Re: [hatari-devel] The IPF license

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Am Sun, 22 Dec 2013 15:03:06 +0100
schrieb Nicolas Pomarède <npomarede@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> On 22/12/2013 09:32, Jerome Vernet wrote:
> > Le 22/12/13 00:29, Nicolas Pomarède a écrit :
> >>
> >>
> >> Now, we could consider some people who know how to build a
> >> Windows/OSX or any other OS version and could host the resulting
> >> Hatari binary somewhere as a convenience for users with no
> >> compling skill (this is what Jerome Vernet does for example with
> >> his OSX build).
> > On macOsX, you can make a binary, linked with IPF Framework, and do
> > not distribute the IPF Framework. Hatari will not run without having
> > downloaded as a prerequisite the framwork.
> >
> > But it's ugly.
> >
> Yes, having to download extra library later is not very handy, 
> especially in the case of the capslibrary, which is rather
> specialized and not packaged in any distro that I know. An all-in-one
> package is always better for end users.

Maybe it would be a good idea to use dlopen() and friends for using the
libcapsimage instead of linking it directly? However, I am not sure how
portable the dlopen() is when it comes to building Windows and Mac OS X


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