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Re: dpkg in C++?

Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca> writes:

> > For instance, for quite some time g++ simply did not work on the 
> > Alpha.  Period.  If we had had it together enough to try a port at
> > that time, and dpkg was all in C++, we'd have been totally out of
> > luck.
> Did you know that Dselect right now is written in C++? I haven't heard 
> any of the people working on an Alpha or PPC port that it is uncompilable
> on their platform.

dselect isn't vital for bootstrapping a new architecture, dpkg is.

Sven Rudolph <sr1@inf.tu-dresden.de> ; WWW : http://www.sax.de/~sr1/

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