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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/security/mit-krb5
"John Marino" <marino%netbsd.org@localhost> writes:
> Module Name: pkgsrc
> Committed By: marino
> Date: Thu Aug 9 20:15:20 UTC 2012
> Modified Files:
> pkgsrc/security/mit-krb5: Makefile
> Log Message:
> security/mit-krb5: USE_TOOLS+= msgfmt
> Note: Nobody that uses git from pkgsrc can install this package.
> It conflicts with security/heimdal which is sucked in by dependencies
> of scmgit-base. Since the default way of acquiring pkgsrc on
> DragonFly is via git, which is provided by the releases and daily
> snapshots, effectively this can't be installed by DragonFly users.
> Solving the conflict with heimdal, if possible, would be nice.
Here the defect is in distribution method suggested by DragonFly.
If one uses distribution methods suggested by pkgsrc rather than those
suggested by DragonFly, it is possible to setup KRB5_DEFAULT as usual.
There's no reason to "solve the conflict" just because one platform
organizes their work differently and sometimes incompatibly.
It is especially so when the solution implies either fundamental changes
or crude hacks.
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