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From: tserra@...
Subject: Re: Welcome
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 18:54:20 +0000
On Thu, 6 Nov 2003 14:57:19 -0800
david@... wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 04:40:39PM -0600, nDiScReEt wrote:
> > <snip>
> > I'd suggest you use glibc at the moment.  A uClibc-based build will be
> > incompatible with all the pre-existing binaries.
> > 
> > p.
> > <snip>
> > 
> 
> Well that's all find and dandy in the binary distro world.  But we're
> gentoo people ;-) binaries ? rpms ? debs ? I jedi craves not these
> things.
> 

I dont either, but how are we going to build apps on this slow systems? Build them on a desktop with a toolchain, build them in the embedded system with distcc? sure, but if I want to build on my ipaq without a distccd farm or time on my hands?

> uClibc does not "gaurantee" binary compatability among releases.  Some
> of the releases keep it, some don't.  I don't think it would be a big
> deal to have a flag in the ebuilds that said "ABI has changed,
> recompile all packages"
> 

Agreed.

> The storage savings in embedded systems with uClibc is worth FAR
> more(to me) than the occasionaly total system recompile.  Especially
> if distcc gets to the point where you can distcc your cross
> compiles....</wish>
> Dave
> 
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