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Re: Switching compilers

Edgar Fuß <> writes:

>> C) Have something like the within-family compiler choice, but extend it
>>    to across families, so that even if configured to build with clang a
>>    package marked as not working with clang would get built with gcc.

> I guess the tricky part is libtool. You either need a matching libtool 
> for each compiler (family) and install the correct one before building 
> or you need to add --tag arguments to libtool invocations calling a 
> compiler.

Hmm.  It seems that pkgsrc doesn't enforce this at all.   I've been
switching to/from clang and not noticing any libtools issues.

But I'm not recommending my option C - I think if the user sets a
compiler family it should be honored.

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