1.3.4-devel can not compile 1.2.x?

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sat Aug 6 09:00:11 PDT 2005

:On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 02:07:16AM +0200, Tomaž Borštnar wrote:
:> I tried compiling world for 1.2.x on 1.3.4-devel:
:You have to explicitly set GENCAT=gencat for such a configuration. I
:know it is a (minor) hassle, but we can't simply drop it, because of the
:implications for iterative builds. I also don't want to add the old,
:non-getopt compatible argument handling to the new gencat.

    No, we want such builds to work without having to issue weird 
    commands.  It's no big deal to support the old option format, and
    it saves a lot of hassle.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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