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Re: Quick Note about DragonFly Port Overrides

From: Garance A Drosihn <drosih@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 12:24:28 -0400

At 3:06 PM +0100 5/24/04, Hiten Pandya wrote:
David Rhodus wrote:

Perhaps we should set all the ports to be built with GCC3 then
as this is what most of the ports development and testing is
done under in FreeBSD at this time. I assume that would make a
lot of the ports build much cleaner and fixed several compile
errors but I can't really be sure without some testing on that


	I second this idea; note, this will break quite a lot of
	ports but it is nice to do that so early in the timeline
	otherwise we will end up adding all kinds of hacks.

It will break some ports (such as net/cap). On the other hand, it would probably be better to default to using gcc3 and then have an exception-method to handle the ports which can not build with gcc3.

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad@xxxxxxxxxxx
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih@xxxxxxx

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