Subject: Re: Package registration
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/28/2001 14:49:12
On Fri, 28 Dec 2001, Paul Goyette wrote:

> Was the missing dependancy a BUILD_DEPENDS, or a DEPENDS?
> Sometimes, the package can require another package in order to
> install the new one, but the dependancy is not necessary for
> the new package to be used.

But the BUILD_DEPENDS package would still be installed.

Are you sure they're not installed? You can run "pkg_info -F -e
/path/to/file" to see what package any particular file is registered to.