Subject: Re: Usage of USE_TOOLS
To: Jon Buller <jon@Bullers.Net>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2007 15:39:53
On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 06:38:30AM -0800, Jon Buller wrote:
> 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. 

  If it helps, you can add custom targets to (help to) create such a
tarball to the Makefile.

>  Should lang/gnu-ada get the same treatment?  It appears to have a 
> similar problem.