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Re: cwrappers (Was: shell wrappers: merge -l nameoflib into a single -lnameoflib)

On 12 September 2016 at 14:26, Jonathan Perkin <> wrote:
> * On 2016-09-12 at 14:20 BST, Ryo ONODERA wrote:
>> I am working on pkgsrc/lang/rust on NetBSD and Linux.
>> The older shell wrappers cannot handle "-l m" (whitespace between -l
>> and library name, m) and I cannot build some libraries in lang/rust.
>> I suggest the following patch.
>> It does not break
>> BUILDLINK_TRANSFORM=  l:execinfo:execinfo:elf
>> What should be confirmed to adopt this change?
> Looks fine to me.  For the record cwrappers already handles this
> construct, which is why I didn't notice this issue with lang/rust
> prior to importing.
> I'd like to get this integrated before 2016Q3, so I will perform a
> bulk build just to check that there are no regressions, but I don't
> expect any.
> Results should hopefully be available tomorrow, though it's been a
> long time since I did a non-cwrappers build!

Does anyone know what was outstanding for cutting across to using
cwrappers by default? A lot of people have been using it for quite a
while now, and it would be nice to have only one copy of all that
infrastructure :)

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