Re: Experiences with compiling Debian
Mark Baker wrote:
> > g77: needs gcc source code to build
> Yes, but the alternative is for the source package to be much bigger than it
> needs to be. A better solution would be to merge the source packages.
Perhaps you mean something else by the word "merge", but, again, merged
sources would still leave us a huge source package. I've thought about
merging gcc, g77, gnat, and gpc into one massive source package, but the
thought of putting 20+ Megs through my 28.8k soda straw gives me the
Plus, how would you deal with versioning? gcc is 188.8.131.52, g77 will be
0.5.21, gpc is 2.something, who knows about gnat...
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