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On Thu, 6 Nov 2003 14:57:19 -0800
> 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
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"
> 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
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