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Re: Dependency hell, again (was Re: dasher)

On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 12:22:21PM +0000, Julio Merino wrote:
> This is binary-friendly because repositories will have two different
> packages that users will be able to choose from.  With package
> options, it's not possible.

Shouldn't that problem be tackled centrally (in the way binary packages are
built, compare OpenBSD "flavours" of binary packages), rather than in each
individual package?  Maintaining multiple pkgsrc packages for the same
distfile (even if they share Makefile.common and distinfo bits) is a lot of


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