ITP: dmalloc-5.4.2 [reissued]

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Jun 27 14:01:00 GMT 2006

On Jun 27 08:04, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> >From: "Corinna Vinschen" 
> >To: <>
> >Sent: Monday, June 19, 2006 6:04 AM
> >Subject: Re: ITP: dmalloc-5.4.2 [reissued]
> >
> >The packaging looks good to me.  But I have a question.  Is there a
> >reason that you didn't build dmalloc as shared library as on Debian?
> >Would that not work on Windows/Cygwin for some reason or are you
> >planning to do that at some later point?
> Sorry for the delay, currently on vacation :)
> Building as a shared library seems to require changes to the configure 
> scripts,
> but it's surely doable.
> However it's not clear to me what the advantages would be. 
> dmalloc is typically only used during the development process of a specific
> program, so that there would be little reuse of the dll.
> At any rate I can do it in the next (non-test) version if requested.

Fine with me.  I've uploaded the package now.


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