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Re: Import wig/ghc as lang/ghc7 (Re: Removing packages without DESTDIR support)

On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 04:35:01PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
 > >>>...with a ghc you got from where?
 > >>
 > >>with the ghc installed with lang/ghc7.
 > >
 > >I think the question is: what was the ghc you used to build the first one
 > >you built yourself?
 > I know what did he ask.
 > But ghc is compiled with C compiler originally/finally,
 > then such tracing continue to "Were your C compiler come from?".
 > Moreover, ghc is built with two stage.
 > What's the point of such further tracking?

I repeat:

 : The question is whether obache's bootstrap kits are derived from the
 : wip/ghc bootstrap kits, which are binary blobs prepared by a wip
 : committer... who while presumably a perfectly upstanding citizen is
 : nonetheless not a developer. 

As for "what's the point", perhaps you should ask Ken Thompson.

David A. Holland

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