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Re: Initial LLVM/clang patch

Alistair Crooks <> writes:

> On Fri, Feb 04, 2011 at 07:01:35AM +0000, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
>> IMO, there's no problem to have work-in-progress stuff in any
>> (possibly ugly or even wrong) shape which is easy for the interested
>> developer to work on, unless it hurts others.
> Yes, I think you're right - I've been talking about one thing, and
> everyone else has been talking about something else completely.  I'd
> been looking at this from a "we need to have a good framework for
> external toolchains", and I think everyone else has been looking at
> this from a "we need to be able to work on clang/llvm even before it's
> ready".
> To that end:
> + Perfect may well be the enemy of the good here.
> + I'd still like to see pkgsrc grow fetch methods for "svn co" and
> "git clone"

Each time I ask Joerg for reasons why we can't have them in pkgsrc,
he replies with something vague. We have these in pkgsrc-wip, at least
I'm using those actively.


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