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Re: Making DESTDIR support mandatory

Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> we are not at the point that only 127 packages in the main tree don't
> support DESTDIR. I want to make it a required feature now and mark all
> remaining packages explicitly as BROKEN after the branch.

I think this is plain wrong. You can't replace some packages that don't
support staged installation now, e.g. all older gcc, nagios packages, and ghc.
Unfortunatly, they're used frequently enough. I wouldn't mind if it were
only games and mostly unused software.

> Please help
> adding DESTDIR support if you use anything remaining on the list.


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