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Re: [systemd-devel] [PATCH] add sprezzos as alias for debian in autoconf script

On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 4:21 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:

> In general we try to cut down on distro specific magic in the systemd
> build tree. We have been slowly working on unifying things across
> distros and already removed a couple of these checks.
> As long as we have the need for the TARGET_xxx stuff we'll keep it, but
> it's not supposed to be specific per distro, but rather have definitions
> for entire "families" of distros. For example, we removed TARGET_UBUNTU
> (which existed at a time), since TARGET_DEBIAN already covered that
> neatly.

It would be much better to get rid TARGET_* completely, split out what
TARGET_* does into separate config options and push the configuration
options into distro build systems.

> Well, is Ångström a Debian derivative? If so then we should replace it
> by TARGET_DEBIAN, indeed.

Ångström is not a Debian derivative, it is related to the
OpenEmbedded, OpenZaurus and OpenSimpad for low-resource devices like
DSL modems and PDAs.



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