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Re: Sets, subsets, syspkgs, and MK*

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 22:02:59 +0900, Masao Uebayashi wrote:

> > i object pretty strenuously against any plans to remove most
> > of the MK* variables and some of the USE* in our tree.
> I've never said to remove those variables...
> Those variables will be sanitized by  Same are renamed and others
> are checked (integrity, consistency, conflicttion, dependency, ...).
> For example MKSOFTFLOAT will be converted to USE_SOFTFLOAT or __USE_SOFTFLOAT
> or NETBSD_CONFIG_USE_SOFTFLOAT or whatever namespace and used in the tree.
> MKSOFTFLOAT stands as user interface.

I still haven't seen a coherent explanation of

1) what you are going to do
2) why that needs to be done

I'm sorry, but "I'm confused about MK* vs. USE*" doesn't sound like a
convincing enough reason.

SY, Uwe
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