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Re: Freepascal compiler inclusion of pre-build binary



Op zondag 14-10-2007 om 13:45 uur [tijdzone -0500], schreef Dennis
Gilmore:
> Once upon a time Sunday 14 October 2007, Joost van der Sluis wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > When the fpc-package (Freepascal compiler) was approved, there were no
> > rules regarding pre-build binaries and compilers yet. But after some
> > discussion I got an approval to use them.
> >
> > Now I want to add support for ppc64 but to do that, I need to use a
> > pre-build binary once more. The current packaging-guidelines state that
> > I need an approval from the packaging committee.
> >
> > So what should I do now, ask for an approval or isn't that necessary?
> I think that since you initially got approval to use the prebuilt binary  to 
> bootstrap fpc  that it should be ok.  What i would suggest though is putting 
> the logic in the spec permanently to bootstrap other archs  and have a 
> defines control that.  Once you have a build that has been bootstrapped.  
> build a new version that is built against the fedora built fpc package.

I deliberately removed all the prebuilt-binary stuff from the spec-file
after the first release. But maybe you're right. I can add it with a
define. That could be usefull in the future.

Joost


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