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Re: Fix for MesaLib build

Jonathan Perkin <> writes:

> * On 2020-01-30 at 08:31 GMT, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 08:27:16AM +0000, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
>> > > I discovered later that there is a runtime dependency on gcc7, for
>> > > How that should be taken into account?
>> > 
>> > You don't need to do anything.
>> Well, there is something to do: as for now, the package does not
>> build. GCC_REQD+=7 for libLLVM and MesaLib fixes that, should I 
>> commit that change?
> I meant that you don't need to do anything about ensuring dependencies
> are correct.
> As for bumping GCC_REQD, I'm fine with it, but I already use 7 for
> everything.  I know bumping it has caused problems in the past for
> NetBSD users, so others more qualified in that area should speak up if
> it's an issue.

Well, setting GCC_REQD per-package  because of needing a particular
flavor of C++ is a mess, but it's the mess we have settled on as a
group.  If the package doesn't build with 5, and people think it doesn't
build with 6, and does with >=7, then just add GCC-REQD+=7.

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