Lawrence Velázquez larryv at macports.org
Fri Jan 9 10:18:48 PST 2015

On Jan 9, 2015, at 11:38 AM, René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Friday January 09 2015 10:33:56 Lawrence Velázquez wrote:
>>> Unless I'm mistaken and it's the other way round, dragonegg is a gcc
>>> front-end to llvm.> 
>> It's a GCC plugin that swaps out the backend.
> Isn't that another or equivalent way of saying the same (or equivalent) thing?

Not really, but the details are not relevant to this conversation.

>> To provide a port? Not complicated. To provide working software that doesn't have upstream backing? Different story.
> Was I wrong presuming that MacPorts only provides ports that are not known to be dysfunctional? ^^

We try to avoid distributing dysfunctional ports. Hence, no `dragonegg-3.5-*`.


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