Subject: Re: Usage of USE_TOOLS
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/20/2007 17:08:04
On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 12:48:04AM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> USE_TOOLS: tools for the native platform. References to these tools should 
> not end up in the package binary, unless the paths are the same. (XXX: How 
> can this be checked?)

Tools used during the build and running locally. Optionally used if you
need to get correct path names, but that might be somewhat bogus.

> BOOTSTRAP_DEPENDS: Packages for the native platform that must be installed 
> when building the package.

Packages needed in the early stage before the normal dependency
processing. This are exceptional.