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From: Christian Hartmann <ian@g.o>
To: gentoo-perl@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge?
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2006 05:32:15
In Reply to: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge? by Michael Cummings
> 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 -- Christian Hartmann PGP Key: Key fingerprint = 4544 EC0C BAE4 216F 5981 7F95 2154 E5EE 692A 4865 -- gentoo-perl@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge? Elfyn McBratney <beu@g.o>