Re: Experiences with compiling Debian
> > g77: needs gcc source code to build
> There's really no way around this one, I'm afraid. Well, I could
> include the entire gcc code in the g77 package, but if you ask me to do
> that, I'll be morally obligated to strangle you. (Moving 8M through a
> 28.8k modem is No Fun.)
Uhm, when I first made the g77 package, I communicated with the
then gcc maintainer, and asked him to include g77 in gcc. Unfortunately,
he was too busy to take on another package, and this couldn't be done.
But now I see that you maintain both gcc and g77. So what's the
problem? Just make your g77 package generate the gcc packages too,
and you could sometimes even have _less_ bytes move through your
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