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From: Yuval Yaari <yyuval@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-perl@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge?
Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2006 09:58:56
In Reply to: [gentoo-perl] libperl: to keep or merge? by Michael Cummings
Michael Cummings 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 can see some of the rationale of this historically - on a fried box, a > static perl will still run, whereas a dynamic one will be dead if > /usr/lib is toasted. > > 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). >
$merge++; Would make SLOTted Perl easier ;-) ~Y -- gentoo-perl@g.o mailing list