[Exherbo-dev] Exlib cleanup

Ingmar Vanhassel ingmar at exherbo.org
Fri Oct 30 23:40:27 GMT 2009

Short progress update.

Excerpts from Ingmar Vanhassel's message of Thu Oct 22 00:23:21 +0200 2009:
> Bo & me had a look at our exlibs in arbor, and I made a little list of
> which (parts of) exlibs we could remove from Exherbo.
> Thoughts or comments?
> - eutils.exlib:
>   enewuser(), enewgroup(): Only only versions of hal use this, so as far
>   as I know these can go. The latest version uses Accounts.


> - fixheadtails.exlib: Two packages used this unnecessarily (exim, pth),
>   I've just fixed these. OK to remove?


> - mount-boot.exlib: Nothing uses this. Is it useful?


> - toolchain-funcs.exlib:
>   * tc-getPROG() and all its wrappers. As I understand it, these're only
>     useful for crosscompiling, which exhereses currently don't support
>     at all. I propose removing them and figuring out the proper way to
>     handle these when we add crosscompiling support.
>     These are used in quite some packages.

Not removed  yet. I want to check what this'll break first, unless
someone beats me to it.

>   * gcc-specs*() and friends. One package uses this (pycrypto), and I'm
>     not sure it needs to.

Removed, as was gen_usr_ldscript().

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