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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] USE_EXPAND and libcs
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2005 22:16:22
Message-Id: 20050429231548.1fbc2bb6@snowdrop
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] USE_EXPAND and libcs by Stephen Bennett
1 On Fri, 29 Apr 2005 23:11:33 +0100 Stephen Bennett <spb@g.o>
2 wrote:
3 | Since USE_EXPAND has moved into the profiles, and we find ourselves
4 | needing to switch code and dependencies based on the libc in use
5 | (mainly due to glibc being weird and bundling several other libraries
6 | together), I'd like to add a LIBC variable to the profiles, and add it
7 | into USE_EXPAND. That way, ebuilds that need to can handle code
8 | specific to one libc in a vaguely sane manner.
10 Any reason you don't just do all four (five?) at once?
12 --
13 Ciaran McCreesh : Gentoo Developer (Vim, Fluxbox, shell tools)
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Re: [gentoo-dev] USE_EXPAND and libcs Stephen Bennett <spb@g.o>