Subject: Re: What to do about gdb mmalloc (two Ms)
To: None <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Gordon W. Ross <email@example.com>
Date: 01/21/1998 10:46:47
> Date: Wed, 21 Jan 1998 07:38:41 -0500 (EST)
> From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
[ ... GNU-style build ... missing MMALLOC ]
> > What is the best way to fix this?
> I don't wish to argue for any particular option (I don't particularly
> care what happens to gnu/dist), but I will point out that you've
> neglected to mention
> 3: make no attempt to support GNU-style builds out of an unmodified
> gnu/dist tree, and thus do nothing.
> (+) No work involved
> (-) Makes gwr unhappy
Sure, that's tempting, but then it's harder to verify that
changes we make are sufficiently complete for submission
back to the maintainers. It also makes it much harder to
build netbsd-targeted for other systems (i.e. Solaris).