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From: Elfyn McBratney <beu@g.o>
To: gentoo-perl@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge?
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2006 06:41:40
Message-Id: 20060809064112.GF12338@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge? by Christian Hartmann
On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 07:32:31AM +0200, Christian Hartmann wrote:
 > > OK, I think I floated this idea a while back, but it was while I was
 > > trying that zany slotted perl ebuild stuff, and it never made it any
 > > further. Right now we have an ebuild for libperl to build a the shared
 > > library, and the in the regular perl ebuild we build a huge honking
 > > static perl.
 > 
 > I always wondered about that.
 > 
 > > But seriously, do we really need to keep these separate? Wouldn't a
 > > (pseudo-ebuild syntax) IUSE="...static" and a if static? (myconf=$myconf
 > > -Dstatic_option) else ( myconf=$myconf -Ddynamic_option) work? (yeah,
 > > that was really bad pseudo-ebuild code, you get the drift).
 > 
 > That's what the 'static' useflag is for. Let's use it. :)
 > 
 > +1 for merge

Same here, for what it's worth. :)

Best,
Elfyn

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Re: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge? Antoine Raillon <antoine.raillon@××××××.net>