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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
Gentoo for Mac OS X
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