allbery at kf8nh.com
Sat Jul 4 14:01:33 PDT 2009
On Jul 4, 2009, at 11:15 , Rainer Müller wrote:
>> * At a minimum, MacPorts should keep track of processor type
>> information for relocatable binaries, libraries, etc. The
>> suite should NOT try to build executables from mixtures of
>> PPC and Intel files.
> What do you mean by relocatable here? MacPorts ports are not
> supposed to
> be relocatable (as in moved to another path or machine).
I read that as "relocatable" in the object/symbol table sense (which
I'm not sure applies to PPC).
>> It might be nice to offer the user a choice of building an
>> Intel or PPC binary, then using the right input files. If
>> this is too difficult, a simple nastygram would suffice...
> MacPorts does not support cross-compilation at the moment. Not for
> different architectures and not for different Mac OS X versions.
> architectures is never a good idea.
...but +universal is a variant in many ports?
brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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