[oe] [oe-commits] org.oe.dev disapproval of revision '66573a06c1ee62e38d70a6c82f8d99a41243cd5c'
Dr. Michael Lauer
mickey at vanille-media.de
Sat Jul 7 18:31:33 CEST 2007
Koen Kooi wrote:
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> Dr. Michael Lauer schreef:
>> koen commit wrote:
>>> disapproval of revision '66573a06c1ee62e38d70a6c82f8d99a41243cd5c'
>> May I request that from now on _every_ disapproval goes hand in hand with a
>> lengthy explanation on oe-devel?
> Yes, sorry about that, I wanted to act quickly before people with glibc builds get the
> change, build libiconv and require a build from scratch.
> The bottom line:
> *NEVER* DEPEND on libiconv directly, but on virtual/libiconv, otherwise you break all
> glibc based builds out there
> The situation is tricky since uclibc (and maybe newlib) need libiconv, but our glibc build
> can use the internal iconv from libc6.so. That's why we have virtual/libiconv which does
> the right thing automagically.
Excellent. Thanks for the explanation.
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