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defaulting gamin instead of fam


I'd like you to reconsider making gamin a default. To quote from

"At this point Gamin is fairly tied to Linux, portability is not a
primary goal at this stage but if you have portability patches they
are welcome."

This is rather contradictory to the goals of pkgsrc. At the moment
compilation on Solaris breaks, because a linker flag not supported by
Sun's ld (--version-script) is used. Even if Daniel Veillard is wiling
to accept patches, changing the default in pkgsrc should happen
*after* gamin has been made a portable piece of software. Or at least
make it the default only for NetBSD and supported OSes (probably

Joern Clausen

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