Subject: Re: Crosscompiling
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/28/1999 09:32:06
On Mon, 27 Dec 1999, Tim Rightnour wrote:

> On 28-Dec-99 Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > I agree distribution flexibility is good (only getting the bits you need).
> > I'm just seriously questioning why we would want to not use the package
> > system to do it.
> Perhaps if the proposal to replace the sets with a fine grained pkg system-like
> install ever comes to fruitition.. alot of this will become moot.

Definitly. If we had install system in place, I would not be raising these
objections. :-)

> While I agree it should live in pkgsrc..  the one danger of this is that
> binaries might not get build in time for release..  that would be unfortunate.

How so?

Take care,