Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/lang/gcc3
To: Matthias Drochner <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/06/2003 14:24:04
On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, Todd Vierling wrote:

: : > * Then, once all of the above packages are committed with CONFLICTS set to
: : >  "gcc-[0-9]*", change "gcc" to be just a meta-package of the above.
: :
: : I'm not sure we need a meta pkg including all parts. No application
: : needs all at once.
: The point is to provide a "this is all of gcc3" meta-package for humans who
: want precisely that.  In the way that there's a x11/kde3 package, but you
: don't have to install all of it (I don't)....

Oh, and BTW, thanks for the work.  I *do* appreciate it; I just didn't want
to throw away bits of gcc3 that are "unpopular" just because of build time.
The pkg separation is a very good thing.  8-)

-- Todd Vierling <>