[csw-maintainers] Should X11 headers from Sun be remove from the farm ?

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Wed Aug 5 12:21:23 CEST 2009

William Bonnet <william at wbonnet.net> writes:

> Hi
>> This is something that we need to do sometimes even though painful and
>> doesn't represent a sufficient reason to alter the build stack
>> radically. Also, writing autoconf macros et al to adapt to our
>> environment would be nicer and more reliable. This is, IMHO, the road to
>> follow.
> Sure, i still in agree in perfect world view :)
> In every day life, it creates a lot of not so useful work, especially
> when packaging project which refuses most of the patches sent upstream
> because Solaris is not "officially" supported (it means work has to be
> redone often).

Sure, this is why I spent yesterday 2 not so useful hours to patch code
that compiled fine with gcc, ss12 but not ss11. C'est la vie, isn't it?

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