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Re: pkg/44695: Please add build setting for multi-packages to _BUILD_DEFS [patch]

The following reply was made to PR pkg/44695; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Thomas Klausner <>
To: NetBSD bugtracking <>
Subject: Re: pkg/44695: Please add build setting for multi-packages to
 _BUILD_DEFS [patch]
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 10:54:27 +0100

 On Mon, Mar 07, 2011 at 10:40:00PM +0000, wrote:
 > Let's suppose we have the following task. We have a binary file for a
 > multi-package for which update is available in pkgsrc tree and we want
 > to build new version of the package. This package is not installed on
 > the system, therefore we cannot detect installed version of
 > ruby/python/php/apache (in case it is checked in
 > lang/*/{apache,{py,php,ruby}version}.mk files).
 Judging from your replies to emails, I seem not to understand what you
 want here.
 For example, which version(s) do you want to build in this case?
 Also, what new information does your patch give tools vs. the existing
 lines, e.g. from
 BUILD_DEFS+=                    PKG_APACHE_DEFAULT

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