Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/textproc/libxml2
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marc Recht <email@example.com>
Date: 02/13/2005 22:59:45
> Hmm sorry? I meant "there are a bunch of packages in pkgsrc that
> actually put -D flags into CPPFLAGS". If the reason behind the
> change in libxml2 is compatibility, then all other packages should
> be "fixed" too.
No, the reason behind was that it was broken and that was the first fix
that came into mind.
> I can think of a maybe-complex tweak to the buildlink wrappers
> that could make -D usage transparent. But before even we may even
> consider it, does pkgsrc work with such compilers ATM? Which are
> these? And at last, don't they have a -D equivalent?
Hmm, ancient^wearly sunpro cc versions come to mind. AFAIK, newer ones
support "-D", but I don't know about all those other vendor cc's (AIX