[haiku-commits] Re: r35705 - haiku/trunk/build/jam

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-commits@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2010 15:38:55 +0100 CET

> We could make ftp and telnet optional and ncurses could then become
> an
> optional build feature. Or more radically we could completely
> outsource ftp
> and telnet.
>
> I suppose everyone who builds their own images uses an alpha-*
> profile or
> at least a bunch of optional packages anyway. So I guess the real
> question
> is what purpose we want the barebones image to have. Obviously it's
> nice to
> have the system to work (i.e. boot) without optional packages, but
> what
> beyond that?

Building optional packages require a working image first, which if no
longer the case makes non-x86 port not doable easily...

Chicken and egg.

François.

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