Ports conflicts: `lib/libiberty.a'

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Fri Oct 10 03:08:27 PDT 2003

Lev Serebryakov wrote:
> Hello ports,
>   Many my ports have conflicts with other ones.
>   And conflicting file is one: `lib/libiberty.a'.
>   This file is installed by many variants of gvv, binutils & gdb.
>   But I don't think, that this library is ever used after instllation.
>   Each port build it again and again.
>   I don't think, it is good idea to "CONFLICTS=" all these binutils &
>   gcc.

AFAIK libiberty is actually indeed forked across all those projects and 
CONFLICTS would be correct. It all usually works out, but there's no guarantee...

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