Subject: Re: Should perl58 default to threaded under NetBSD 2.0?
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/22/2004 10:41:14
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On Tue, 22 Jun 2004 09:37:08 +0100 (BST)
David Brownlee <email@example.com> wrote:
> Then we need a way to make p5-GD work on NetBSD 2.0.
> The four obvious options we have are:
> - Default to perl58-threads on NetBSD-2.0
I agree, at least it's known to work fine in i386...
> - Make p5-GD depend on perl58-thread, which makes for a nasty
> surprise when someone installs the non threaded perl then
> has to delete it and replace with perl58-thread (which by
> default would involve them reinstalling all dependant packages)
> when they want to install p5-GD.
This is really bad.
> - Remove freetype support from p5-GD
> - Make freetype nonthreaded, which probably involves making our
> X11 tree nonthreaded.
No please :)
Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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