[kaffe] Re: Merging BeKaffe back into kaffe.org tree

Tomaso tom at ipaoletti.net
Sun Jul 27 21:46:02 PDT 2003

Hi, Dalibor

I can help with the merge, but my BeOS partition is a bit out-of-order 
in these days.

Would it be possible to receive a nice Zeta CD, let's say to test 
interoperability with the soon-to-be-merged BeKaffe? ;-)


Dalibor Topic wrote:

> Hi,
> one of the outstanding big merges was pulling the BeKaffe source back 
> into the kaffe.org main tree. I've browsed the kaffe.org mailing list 
> archives, and according to 
> http://www.kaffe.org/pipermail/kaffe/2001-June/026341.html
> Tomaso> It won't require great changes to the current CVS source base,
> Tomaso> we have been a nice project living in separate BeOS 
> directories :-)
> Tomaso> The only shared changes that come to mind is the addition of two
> Tomaso> unharmful lines into the configure.in and ltconfig scripts.
> Judging by http://www.kaffe.org/pipermail/kaffe/2001-June/026345.html 
> the developers have met cleanroom conditions and stayed away from 
> Sun's sources, which makes a merge possible.
> Off list, I had a conversation going with Bernd T. Korz, from 
> YellowTab. They would be interested in seing a current version of 
> kaffe on their platform. Given that a patch exists [1] to allow open 
> office builds to use kaffe, and they want to port openoffice to their 
> platform,  kaffe could help bring OpenOffice to Zeta faster.
> So my question is quite simple: are there any BeKaffe developers left 
> who would be interested in the merge, or could assist in some way?
> cheers,
> dalibor topic
> [1] http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=16252

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