Subject: Re: per OS pkg patches files ?
To: Stoned Elipot <Stoned.Elipot@script.jussieu.fr>
From: Alistair Crooks <email@example.com>
Date: 07/17/2001 12:29:16
On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 12:14:09PM +0200, Stoned Elipot wrote:
> is there any way to have per OS patches files for a pkg, or do we have
> to use post-patch target hack ? Perhaps per OS patches files is considered
> bad practice ?
We used to have them, but we removed them, since we feel that it's better to
patch the source once for all operating systems, and to use cpp definitions
or similar to work out what code has the privilege of being compiled.