On 01/06/2012, at 2:42, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote: >> >> I do think we should provide something in ports as an interim solution. >> There are other 3rd party applications looking to drop FreeBSD support >> because we are missing APIs that almost all other OS's have. I'm fine >> if the interim lives in ports and that we don't import substandard >> routines into the base. I would even be fine with calling it >> /usr/local/lib/libm_inaccurate.so. However, I do think we need an option. >> > > I think it should be called libm.so. Otherwise we have to do a serious > editing job on the Makefiles/configure scripts. > > sed -E 's/[[:<:]]-lm[[:>:]]/-lm_inaccuarate/' > > might have some false positives and false negatives. (Did I even get the sed > syntax correct?)
Another option would be to put it in base but bleat about it if it's actually used (like mktemp et al) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 5596 B766 97C0 0E94 4347 295E E593 DC20 7B3F CE8C _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"