On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 06:54:22PM -0800, Terry Lambert wrote:
> Julian Elischer wrote:
> > how about a port that uses the installed sources
> > together with some uploaded parts to 'reconstitute' gcj as if it had been
> > compiled wit the rest of the system.
> FreeBSD does a fairly evil thing: it takes the compiler
> source code post-config instead of pre-config.

I do not know what this means.  I import [into contrib/] the bits before
'configure' has been run.  I put various bits output by 'configure' in
the build directory (ie, where the bmake Makefile is).

> It's really an incredibly bad idea to import *after* a
> config instead of before.

What peice of software have we done this to?


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