[RFC PATCH] Remove --enable-obsolete-rpc flag

Joseph Myers joseph@codesourcery.com
Thu Jun 4 17:50:38 GMT 2020


On Thu, 4 Jun 2020, Szabolcs Nagy wrote:

> The 06/04/2020 12:35, Petr Vorel wrote:
> > The Sun RPC headers are not built, rpcgen program, librpcsvc and
> > test for bug #20790 are completely removed.
> > 
> > libtirpc is mature enough, librpcsvc and rpcgen are provided in
> > rpcsvc-proto project.
> 
> i don't have a strong opinion on this, but i know we
> have internal build scripts with --enable-obsolete-rpc
> so i guess we will have to update those build scripts.
> 
> a bit more background detail may be useful in the
> commit message though to help those who will have to
> transition.

This patch needs a NEWS entry (under "Deprecated and removed features, and 
other changes affecting compatibility" for 2.32), which should give the 
key information for users currently building with --enable-obsolete-rpc.

-- 
Joseph S. Myers
joseph@codesourcery.com


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