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Adam Weinberger adamw at
Sun Mar 20 09:45:24 PST 2005

Volker Stolz wrote:
> In gmane.os.freebsd.devel.ports, you wrote:
>>Mark Linimon wrote:
>>>On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Adam Weinberger wrote:
>>>>The problem lies in the gcc32 port. It redefines USE_GCC. It, and the 
>>>>other gcc ports, need not to do that.
>>>IIRC gcc3.2 had a USE_GCC definition that its internal make stuff
>>>needed whose existance predated the creation of which
>>>introduced a USE_GCC variable intended to be used internal to the
>>>ports framework which has different semantics.  AFAIK gcc32 has
>>>been broken since that time.
>>>I do not have time to test this hypothesis but would suggest trying
>>>a patchset with s/USE_GCC/INTERNAL_USE_GCC/ or something.
>>>It would be great if someone could investigate and fix this problem ...
>>Here is a simple solution.
>>First of all, OOo needs to remove the gcc32 BUILD_DEPENDS, and replace 
>>it with USE_GCC=3.2.
>>Then, for each gcc port, simply replace the USE_GCC=2.7+ line with
>>.undef USE_GCC
>>If people want to test this, I'll commit it.
> *sigh* I just spent some time getting my head around this. If I understand
> this correctly, there's no problem at all on 4.x because gcc-2 is sufficient,
> and the .undef doesn't seem to change anything. I wish I'd never touched this
> in the first place.

Heh. Gcc is a stick issue no matter how you approach it.

I'll commit the above change to the gcc ports. We'll see what happens.

# Adam

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