To: None <>
From: Alistair G. Crooks <>
List: source-changes
Date: 07/02/1999 02:08:25
> "Alistair G. Crooks" wrote:
> > Log Message:
> > For packages that are in the NetBSD base system, but needed for
> > Solaris, narrow down the platforms, and use specific inclusion rather
> > than disclusion:  mark them as ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM=SunOS-*-*, rather
> > than NOT_FOR_PLATFORM=NetBSD-*-*.
> They may be needed by e.g. Linux, couldn't they ?

yes, but not all of them - diffutils and egcs I would expect to be standard
on Linux.

When we revisit this for Linux, we'll change the platform message to be

ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM=	SunOS-*-* Linux-*-*

should it be needed on Linux. Explicit inclusion is much more controllable
than blanket disclusion.