[Win32utils-devel] Breaking up win32-file

Heesob Park phasis at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 00:54:42 UTC 2012


2012/11/12 Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com>

> As I'm converting win32-file to use FFI, I think it needs to be
> reworked. Right now it's a bit of a monster and hard to maintain. I'd
> like to ease the maintenance and testing burden. So, I'm thinking of
> splitting it into these 3 separate libs:
> win32-file-attributes: Only deals with getting and setting Windows
> file attributes - normal, compressed, readonly, etc.
> win32-file-security: Deals with ACL's, encryption, etc.
> win32-file: Everything else. Extra methods and redefined methods.
> Seem reasonable?
> That is a good idea.

I think you can also keep compatibility by pre-requiring the other libs
in win32-file lib.

> Regards,
> Dan


Park Heesob
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