[fpc-devel] About the new package manager and networking

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sat Nov 4 16:18:02 CET 2006

> On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Ales Katona wrote:
> > I'm willing to add the required networking support to the packager if
> > you guys tell me "how". I mean, should I add lNet as a choice to
> > package/base or fcl (not sure on which the packager actualy depends), or
> > just "inside" the packager (eg: not in packages or fcl)?
> As far as I'm concerned, lnet can go in packages/extra/lnet, 
> or better yet, fcl/lnet...
> I am already adding lnet and synapse support to fppkg.  
> (to WST too, BTW ;) ) The wget is a fallback and proof 
> of concept implementation.

Synapse too? Why not Indy then? :-)  

> > Personaly, I don't give a damn, I'm going to put lNet in packages/extra
> > later and you need a stripped down version anyhow (eg: you don't need no
> > openSSL support which forces a libc inside).

Or a plugin system like used in the rtl for some feats.

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