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Re: Pending setup patches (issue 6)

On Sun, 9 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:

> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >> Patches being worked on:
> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >> * Igor's postinstall ordering patch
> >>
> >> Implementation discussion.
> >
> > And this one's ready to go as-is.  The only discussion is with regard
> > to whether it'll be a temporary or a permanent solution...
> But what about:
> +    // TODO: free unused map entries

Not a show-stopper.  Setup keeps all kinds of memory chunks around.
They'll be freed when it exits anyway, it's just cleaner to explicitly
manage them.

> +    // TODO: detect circular dependences

Mmm, I think this one can be done later as an improvement.  Again, not a
show stopper, just something that will influence the sort order.

> Also, dependences/dependencies: Both are valid words, but the 2nd seems (to
> me) more commonly used?
> Max.

Must be my compiler background...  I'll change it if it bothers people.
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