cvs commit: ports/devel/adime Makefile ports/x11-wm/icewm
Makefile ports/graphics/scr2png Makefile ports/x11/xbindkeys Makefile
sahil+cvs-ports at tandon.net
Sun Feb 19 17:56:49 UTC 2012
On Sun, 2012-02-19 at 16:45:28 +0000, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 10:09:44AM -0500, Sahil Tandon wrote:
> > Alexey, I appreciate your perspective on this, but I want to make
> > sure you are aware of the related discussion (and opposing
> > viewpoints) on freebsd-ports:
> Yes, I've heard that reasoning a number of times since I started to
> hack on ports, which is a relatively long period.
Your long hacking tenure aside, I am just glad to know you are aware of
other reasonable opinions on this topic.
> Technically, since there is no supporting infrastructure to ensure if
> some app really requires particular shlib version or not (and I
> personally do not see how it can be implemented automatically for any
> arbitrary port out there), the whole issue right now is little more
> than a matter of personal preference.
Emphasis on 'personal preference'.
> Bottom line: unless we have reliably working solution to ensure if a
> port really wants a particular ABI or not, it's better to be on the
> safe side.
Thanks for your opinion.
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