Extensions and include paths

David Miller justdave at bugzilla.org
Tue Apr 15 05:09:50 UTC 2008

Max Kanat-Alexander wrote on 4/14/08 6:44 PM:
> On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:06:02 +1000 "Bradley Baetz" <bbaetz at acm.org>
> wrote:
>> Also, whats the reason behind the code hooks being a bunch of .pl
>> files rather than a standard perl module with a sub per hook?
> 	No reason. I never saw the hook code until long after it went
> in, as I recall.
> 	A Perl module would probably make more sense. Of course, I'm
> not sure we'd want everything in one file, but that's not a strict
> limitation.
>> This is all a bit confusing.... Thoughts?
> 	Well, one way or another, it really ought to be less
> confusing. :-) That's my only thought on it at the moment. And it ought
> to be consistent, somehow.

This is why I had the "make plugins make sense" thing on the Google SoC 
project list for 2007. I was wondering why nobody added it this year...

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