Subject: Re: Usage of USE_TOOLS
To: Dieter Baron <>
From: Jon Buller <jon@Bullers.Net>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2007 06:38:30
Dieter Baron wrote:

[ Problems bootstrapping a compiler deleted ]

>   You should create a tarball containing the binaries (and support
> files) needed to bootstrap sbcl, add those to DISTFILES, and extract
> those to WRKDIR for building the package.

That makes sense.  For some reason I never thought of doing it that way. 
  Should lang/gnu-ada get the same treatment?  It appears to have a 
similar problem.