[TESTING]: ClangBSD branch needs testing before the import to
sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Tue Jun 1 05:17:02 UTC 2010
On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 02:53:22PM +1000, Andrew Reilly wrote:
> On Mon, 31 May 2010 17:01:15 +0100
> Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
> > Is it really such a bad thing to have gcc as a build-dependency
> > for various ported applications?
> There are already ports that have gcc-4.4.4 as a dependency, and
> a few that still require gcc-3.4.6.
> [on my system, that's :
Well, blas and lapack require gcc-4.4.4 because these
are implemented in Fortran. Fortran was removed
from FreeBSD's base several years ago. Note, also
that clang/llvm can't compile these libraries so
the dependencies won't disappear anytime soon.
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