Subject: Re: pkg/21042: nasm will not work on non intel platforms
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <salo@Xtrmntr.org>
From: Dave <email@example.com>
Date: 04/06/2003 12:00:36
On Sun, 6 Apr 2003, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> [moving to tech-pkg]
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 10:54:38AM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > >Description:
> > nasm is x86 only and should be treated that way. Ports which use nasm
> > include. flac/gogo/libmpeg/sdl/snex9x/zsnes/ffmep/mplex/extipl.
> > >How-To-Repeat:
> > try to compile a pkgsrc which requires nasm on non x86
> > >Fix:
> > These pkgsrc should have a dependcy on i386 for use of nasm. Should i
> > submit multiple pr for each of these?
> this is an example of how PRs should not be written. PR is not for
> asking questions. you should discuss the issue on appropriate tech-
As far as I can tell, at least SDL and flac can be compiled and run on non
x86 machines. In such cases, nasm should be a dependency if the host
machine is x86.