[Ecls-list] Fix for --enable-local-boehm?

Julian Stecklina der_julian at web.de
Fri Nov 5 05:59:56 UTC 2004

Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll <jlr at mpq.mpg.de> writes:

> Ok, I understand your FreeBSD port already relies on the GC supplied
> with ECL.

As you say: it is difficult to convice everyone to install the GCs
private headers.

>>On another point: I do not see a compelling reason to keep the
>> complete GMP sources in the tree.
> My reasoning was, from the very beginning, self-consistency. That
> people do not have to go around tracking packages. This is automatic
> in the linux world, but for instance the Windows port would suffer,
> since one would have to look for the GMP library and properly place it
> in the source tree -- this is true for the MSVC port.

This is a good point that I did not think of. Building software on
Windows is really a pain. (Mh... writing a gentoo-portage-like system
for Windows would solve this...)

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