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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: OSX version
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2005 16:04:36 +0200
Nick Dimiduk wrote:
> Funny.  I circumvented econf because it wouldn't build on Panther. 
> ./configure worked just fine.

yeah, but using ./configure you don't set all the paths and 
environmental stuff portage does.  Especially the --prefix option is 
vital amongst others.

> I don't have a Panther machine to test this on, though I will give it 
> some time this afternoon.

I did a preliminary test on Panther to see if the configure would work, 
and that worked fine.

> I would like to point out that we have the potential for all the same 
> kinds of issues as a merged x86/amd46 team would have, regarding binary 
> incompatibility and keywording.  Not the the extent of that team, but 
> difficulties none the less.

I agree, but this problem should to a certain extend be solved by using 
portage provided versions of programs yet supplied by the OS.  I 
personally think that for now we can get away with primarily looking at 
OSX Tiger.

-- 
Fabian Groffen
Gentoo for Mac OS X
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