necessary to build for all platforms?

Ben Gamari ben at
Wed Mar 9 10:52:20 UTC 2016

Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+hs at> writes:

> Richard Eisenberg wrote:
>> If I am, is it reasonable to try to teach the build scripts how to avoid doing
>> this?
> As someone who cares about PowerPC and some other arches, I agree that this
> is a reasonable request on the face of it. I am a little concerned about
> the difficulty of teaching the build system to do it and I'm not sure how
> big the payoff is. These arch specific files are probably less than 1% of the
> total file count.
Right; moreover I suspect we want to compile them during validation
anyways to ensure that they aren't inadvertently broken.


- Ben

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