Subject: Re: devel/bmake update
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jan Schaumann <email@example.com>
Date: 05/11/2004 09:28:11
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"Simon J. Gerraty" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 10 May 2004 17:38:56 -0700 (PDT), "Jeremy C. Reed" writes:
> >On Mon, 10 May 2004, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
> >> Anyone see anything wrong with the patch below?
> >I didn't try yet, but I have comments.
> >> @@ -14,16 +14,19 @@
> >> ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM=3D NetBSD-*-*
> >You mention OPSYS below. It seems this implies we can get rid of this
> >ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM definition. (I package for Linux, for example.)
> I have no idea why the ONLY_FOR_PLATFORM is there - the whole point of
> bmake is building on multiple platforms ;-)
I believe the rational was that bmake is installed during bootstrapping
pkgsrc; installing the bmake package afterwards overwrites the first
instance and, if removed, breaks pkgsrc.
We still need to work on bootstrap packages registering themselves in a
somewhat different fashion.
"The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character
attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79."
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