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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: [prefix] keywordings for x86 linux
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 12:00:50 +0200
On 04-04-2007 18:33:04 +0200, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> following packages can be keyworded x86 (linux):
> 
> sys-devel/binutils-2.17.50.0.13
> sys-libs/db-4.5.20_p2

I think I already did them (I'm slacking lately, sorry!)

> And this also works:
> 
> dev-libs/libiconv-1.11

keyworded now

> Now you think wth I need libiconv on linux.
> 
> Well, I'm currently trying the profile on linux having ELIBC="linux"
> instead of ELIBC="glibc", to avoid stray dependencies on glibc, because
> I don't want to have any libc in prefix.

Sounds good.  Do you suggest using ELIBC=linux in prefix by default
here?

> IMO the easiest way is to say ELIBC="linux" - I've already
> empty-remerged system using this profile.
> 
> Maybe virtual/libiconv could avoid a dependency on dev-libs/libiconv for
> elibc_linux, but that's just an optimization.

Why avoid?  If you don't want to know about the installed glibc, you
need libiconv if you do iconv stuff, right?

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Fabian Groffen
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