Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_chk
To: Christoph Badura <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 12/30/2006 10:36:36
On Tue, 29 Aug 2006, Christoph Badura wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 05:58:39PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 07:51:31PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
>>> Update pkg_chk to 1.80:
>>>   - Fix manpage reference DEPENDS_TARGET -> UPDATE_TARGET (reported by bad@)
>> Actually, it should talk about both, IMO.
>> When UPDATE_TARGET is not set, DEPENDS_TARGET is used instead, which is
>> handy when some packages are also installed by hand to get consistent
>> behaviour.
> pkg_chk only ever invokes "make update" AFAICT. And "make update" reserves
> the use of DEPENDS_TARGET for itself.  I think it is inappropriate to
> document abuses of interfaces that are not producing consitent behaviour.
> But, hey, feel free to document exactly what results you can get by
> violating the interface and under what circumstances it is useful.
> But please be explicit.

 	Could you clarify a question on this:
 	What should be set in /etc/mk.conf to ensure that when any
 	package is built, if it requires building any dependencies, those
 	packages will build binary packages?

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