[haiku-development] Re: Updates relating to build-o-matic, haiku-files.org

  • From: Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 20:45:51 +0000

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 20:36, Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 May 2011 20:03:32 +0000 Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Until the package manager is ready for trunk, would it be
>> possible/feasible/... to (temporarily) install files to gcc2/ or gcc4/
>> subdirs?
>
> You mean also for the primary gcc libraries/add-ons?

Yup.

>> This way, only two archives would be needed, things would be
>> easier for package maintainers, easier for the build system to manage,
>> ...
>
> Well, it would initially be quite a bit of work, since all bep files would 
> need to be adjusted. Unless we meddle with find_directory() that is (not 
> sure, whether all bep files use it correctly yet). Admittedly, the solution 
> also isn't so nice for aesthetical reason.

Are there any thoughts, as to how gcc2 compatibility will be
handled/provided in post-R1?

... I don't expect that we would want (pre)R1 gcc2 bits going into
lib/  (and the other add-ons folders).
Though, old & unmaintained software would still expect to be extracted
into lib/ and such.

--mmadia

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