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Re: ed package

I think it'd be best to package libiberty from gcc (arbitrary choice). Then
when a package tries to use getopt_long from libc, we patch configure to use
our libiberty package. One library that all three can use, and we should be
able to share the patches to configure.

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 11:29:14PM +0100, Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> * utsl@quic.net (utsl@quic.net) [020204 21:29]:
> > I think it would be best if we can agree on a solution that works for all three
> > BSD's. That could save work, and it would definitely simplify getting patches
> > merged back into Debian.
> sadly, openbsd has no getopt_long, only getopt.
> of cause there is the gnu subtree in the cvs, where getopt_long
> occures. However, even there it is not linked against one lib,
> but every (?) program suite brings its own header and c-source
> file. I found perhaps a dozent independent pairs.
> I am pretty sure that the netbsd and openbsd libc are quite
> different by now. (I did not compare them, correct me if I am
> wrong.) So I guess a cross platform patch is not really feasable
> for openbsd.
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