Build progress on Mac OS X PowerPC
kurt at intricatesoftware.com
Mon Nov 16 19:15:44 PST 2009
Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> 2009/11/17 Kurt Miller <kurt at intricatesoftware.com>:
>> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>>> I'm currently trying to build the BSD tree on linux-amd64 and am confused by:
>>> Why were these additions made? They aren't in either tl or the icedtea forests.
>>> I spotted this because icedtea-copy-plugs.patch won't apply. I may
>>> just drop the copy-plugs patch altogether unless it's actually being
>>> used; I think it may be dead.
>> This was added to support building with binary plugs from when it
>> was required to have them. It was left in so that people still
>> building ALT_BINARY_PLUGS_PATH set would work. Enough time has
>> passed so I'm ok with removing it now if other project members
> Strangely, it's part of
> which was added _after_ the binary plug dependency was removed.
If you look at the full history, you will see it was there from the
beginning. When the binary plugs became optional, Greg removed it.
I wasn't aware the binary plugs were no longer required and added it
back in the update to b59.
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