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Re: Why did devel/bison grow a dependency on xz?

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 08:58:35AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> If it is hard to build xz on any supported platform, it seems like we
> should avoid it when possible.
> It seems surprising to me that the xz code doesn't build easily
> everywhere; that seems like an obvious requirement for an interchange
> format.

It requires a working C99 compiler. I would say in the year 2012, that's
a pretty reasonable requirement.


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