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From: Spider <spider@g.o>
Subject: Re: USE flags again (informix, memlimit)
Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 16:08:13 +0200
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On 14 May 2003 15:47:45 +0200
foser <foser@...> wrote:

> 
> In general i was looking trough USE flags list, things like icc and
> jikes and memlimit maybe, do they really belong in use.desc ? Aren't
> USE flags defined as compile time enabling or disabling of certain
> features in an application, i guess memlimit fits the description, but
> icc and jikes don't, theyre compile time options that have no direct
> effect on the functionality of the app. Shouldnt they have their own
> file, removing some of the burden of the use.desc file ?
> 


Icc adds extra dependencies, since the binary must be run with icc
installed, since it links to icc libraries. so its both a compile time
and a runtime dependency.

jikes, I dont know about, neither about the haskell compiler choice
flags.


//Spider

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