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Re: pkg/46570: infelicities in pkglint
The following reply was made to PR pkg/46570; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/46570: infelicities in pkglint
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2012 23:11:23 +0200
On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 08:55:03PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > It says that TOOLS_DEPENDS.pkg-config should not be changed by a
> > package Makefile. Are you arguing that it should be allowed or that
> > the error message should have some text between the brackets?
> Well, packages certainly need to be able to specify TOOLS_DEPENDS;
> that's practically the whole point of TOOLS_DEPENDS.
> Perhaps it should allow += but not =, though.
I guess you get the behaviour you want by changing pkgtools/files/makevars.map:
TOOLS_DEPENDS.* InternalList of DependencyWithPath [$system]
TOOLS_DEPENDS.* InternalList of DependencyWithPath [$package_list]
> I've noticed (I think) that sometimes pkglint will report that "only
>  is allowed" but it actually accepts append, but I can't point to
> any examples.
That shouldn't happen any longer with 4.123. If the allowed flags were
"au" which means append and use, then the warning was printing empty
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