Subject: Re: major number unification?
To: Tim Rightnour <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 11/28/2007 17:24:21
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On Nov 28, 2007, at 17:15, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> So.. one of the few things that keeps us from having a shared ppc
> (completely shared) is the major numbers are all different from
> port to port.
> Would it be possible to maybe look into unifying some of these
> majors into a
> single majors file for all the ppc ports?
> I realize there will be a bit of a flag day for some ports, but
> many of the
> ports haven't worked in a long time anyway, so if we could do it
> before they
> start working and getting users, it might be a good time.
I was thinking the same for a while but never got around to do
something about it.
Something like having powerpc/conf/majors.powerpc, have the
individual ports include it and just add port-specific stuff? I don't
see anything really macppc-specific in there btw.
> macppc has the most users and history, so perhaps we base it on
> that one?
Fine with me.
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