On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 02:52:40PM -0500, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> But alright, let's say -- ports. gcj and gcjh themselves are
> installed by the several lang/gcc* ports, but they are not functional
> (libgcj/libjava are not ported). As a ports committer I might try to fix
> that, but I think, those ports should complement the base system, and
> that the base system should provide the bits it already uses itself
> (like libbfd and libiberty) to the programmers, that use FreeBSD --
> install them into /usr/lib and link them _dynamicly_ into the tools.
dynamically linked libiberty would be a nightmare.
libbfd anf libiberty do not have version numbers, are not maintained
(i.e. there is no official releases). every project includes its own
libiberty and imho an attempt to find least common denominator will fail
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