Subject: Re: X sets should be architecute dependent but machine independent
To: Matt Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/2000 11:01:23
On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Matt Thomas wrote:
> As I am now building NetBSD on lots of different platforms, it comes
> clear that we should approach building the X sets (especially the X
> server set) as having no machine-dependent parts and only architecure
> dependent parts.
> That means that for little-endian mips, we build pmax Xservers as
> well as well the hpcmips and arc ones. For m68k, we build the mac68k,
> sun3, x86, next68k, etc.
> This means that the includes for X servers need to not be in <machine>
> so that they will be present on all platforms. <either <m68k/...>
> or a bus (<dev/tc/...>) directory).
> [I willing to do this for mips and powerpc since I have those.]
Makes a lot of sense to me. It would be nice if we retained
an easy option to conditionally compile just specific servers,
for those on limited CPU/disk budgets :)
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