martin f krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > also sprach Pierre Habouzit <email@example.com> [2008.01.27.0323 +1100]: >> For example when you need different series of patches per >> architecture (the libc e.g. has specific hurd patches). > > Wouldn't this be handled better with preprocessor #ifdefs? I'd say > it would make the code clearer and more maintainable. But then > again, I have none (read: zero) experience with this sort of > challenge. If the arch-specific patches don't have #ifdefs, it also hinders pushing the patch upstream, so I think if the patches can't be applied for every build there's a problem with them right there. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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