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From: Christian Hartmann <ian@g.o>
Subject: Re: libperl: to keep or merge?
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 07:32:31 +0200
> 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

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