[darwinbuild] proposed binary_sites change

Kevin Van Vechten kevin at opendarwin.org
Thu Sep 1 15:21:15 PDT 2005

On Sep 1, 2005, at 2:38 PM, Shantonu Sen wrote:

> On Aug 31, 2005, at 4:43 PM, Kevin Van Vechten wrote:
>> I believe this would eliminate the most common cases for using the  
>> "-depsbuild" argument.
> Yes, because you essentially end up putting all the inheritance  
> tree on the command-line in the form of depsbuild arguments... In  
> fact we should remove -depsbuild, since it's not clear where those  
> builds would end up in priority after you've evaluated the  
> inheritance chain based on the database.

Good point.

> We may want to start putting darwinbuild compatibility versions in  
> the plist, to indicate the minimum darwinbuild/darwinxref you need  
> to import a plist. The sooner we do this, the easier a transition  
> will be in the future (and the lesser support burden).

Good idea.  Does "compat_vers" appeal to you?  Monotonically  
increasing integer sound good?

- Kevin

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