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Bug#445290: newlib: please provide a newlib-source package

>> please provide a newlib-source package to make it possible to build
>> toolchains for weird architectures at buildtime, without the need to
>> ship the newlib source again.
>> Priority: optional would probably be good for such a package.
> I don't agree. newlib-source package doesn't have to be provided by a
> newlib package for a random target It has to be a separate package,
> and then every target can use it.

I had assumed your source was called newlib, so building a newlib-source
package would just have been a task of adding a new package.

So imho the best way would be to use the newlib source to build a
newlib-source package and also build newlib-m68hc1x from it. I guess the
embeddian people also would have a use for it. We need it for Lego

Bernd Zeimetz
<bernd@bzed.de>                         <http://bzed.de/>

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