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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-osx@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-osx] OSX version
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2005 15:45:42
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-osx] OSX version by Finn Thain
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 -- gentoo-osx@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-osx] OSX version Finn Thain <fthain@××××××××××××××××.au>