[LAD] Distributing software using NTK

Philipp Überbacher hollunder at lavabit.com
Sun Jun 16 22:41:34 UTC 2013

On Sun, 16 Jun 2013 13:36:38 -0700
"J. Liles" <malnourite at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 12:59 PM, Nick Lanham <nick at afternight.org>
> wrote:
> > I'm working on a project using NTK as the gui toolkit, and am
> > trying to decide if I need to distribute NTK with it or not.
> >
> > Does anyone have any suggestions on this front?  Do most
> > distributions have NTK packages by now, or most not?
> >
> > Thanks for any pointers,
> >
> > Nick
> >
> >
> A few distros package NTK; KXStudio, AVLinux, Gentoo and Arch, to my
> knowledge. Keep in mind that NTK has yet to be 'officially' released.
> As to the question of distributing it... Well, what do you mean by
> that exactly? You can always refer to (a specific version of) the git
> submodule in your repo. Likewise, if you're doing your own packaging,
> you can statically link your program with NTK.

On Arch Linux it is only in the 'Arch User Repository', which isn't
official. That won't stop Arch users, but it is at least a sign that
NTK isn't very well known or wide-spread.


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