[arch-dev-public] FYI: Split gcc/libgcc

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Sep 14 13:18:21 EDT 2007

On 9/14/07, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 07:09:30PM +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> > Aaron is right about communication, so I am posting this here:
> >
> > While splitting the current/base category into core/base and core/devel,
> > it has been decided to split the gcc package into gcc(tools) and
> > libgcc(libs:libstdc++,libgcc_s,...), so that no package will have to
> > depend on gcc in the future, but rather on libgcc.
> >
> > gcc will depend on libgcc, gcc will go to core/devel and libgcc will go
> > to core/base.
> >
> > Jan hopes he can do the split tonight.
> Is this something we could do after the migration?  I'm just worried about
> more steps having the potential for more problems.

I think it should at least go to testing so we can verify the split
works out fine for all that stuff... but otherwise, I trust JGC to
make the transition smooth.

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