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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: OSX version
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2005 17:45:17 +0200

Finn Thain wrote:
>> To me, this package just works on both Panther and Tiger, but it could 
>> have been that it wouldn't on one of them.
> 
> If "wouldn't work" means "wouldn't build", isn't it a package.mask 
> problem, as Hasan said?

Yes, Hasan's solution is what I would have chosen if it wouldn't build.

> Generally speaking I wouldn't be suprised to need emerge --emptytree world 
> if I wanted to take my gentoo installation to a darwin 9 system. I don't 
> think that using more portage provided builds is going to change that. 
> Indeed, if portage provides the entire userland, it can't be expected to 
> work at all under a new kernel.

Yeah, and I think we shouldn't even try to support that.  Though I hope 
that if the major version of the kernel is equal that the userland keeps 
on spinning.

> Which makes me think that the ppc-macos/10.3 profile should actually 
> inherit from a ppc-darwin/8 profile (in my fantasy ;-)

Why ppc-darwin/8 and not ppc-darwin/7?

-- 
Fabian Groffen
Gentoo for Mac OS X
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