Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/lang/smlnj
To: Vesa Norrman <>
From: Christopher Richards <richards+netbsd@CS.Princeton.EDU>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/22/2004 15:51:09
On 6 Jun 2004 22:44:50 GMT, Vesa Norrman wrote:

> Wip/smlnj-current is working fine so it could be imported.
> However, there's a large set of patches which is in two places.
> Do you think the patches controlling CFLAGS variable are necessary?
> I think it has no benefit and makes maintenance more difficult.

I think it's pkgsrc policy for a package to respect the CFLAGS
specified by the user building it.  Even if it weren't official
policy, I'd still want the SML/NJ runtime to run a quickly as
possible, and that means setting CFLAGS to "-march=foo", among
other things.