[lsb-discuss] [Fwd: NSS public functions]
hyc at symas.com
Mon Aug 11 13:42:12 PDT 2008
Jeff Licquia wrote:
> Howard Chu wrote:
>> Since NSS is inextricably dependent on NSPR, the inclusion of NSS in the LSB
>> implies that NSPR must also be in the LSB. No?
> Not unless reference to NSPR must be made in the source code of the
> application to use NSS (or, at least, the portion of NSS that we specify).
Initialization includes setting up configuration files, setting global
defaults, and setting up callback functions. Functions used in the
initialization part of an application can include the following:
* PR_Init. Initializes NSPR. Must be called before any other NSS functions.
> If the dependency is hidden, then we consider that to be an
> implementation detail.
It is not hidden, the two are tightly intertwined.
-- Howard Chu
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Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
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