To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alistair G. Crooks <email@example.com>
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
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.