Subject: Re: pkgsrc/*/nas requiring perl headers at runtime?!
To: Mark Davies <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 02/15/2007 22:35:02
On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Mark Davies wrote:
>>  	DEPENDS+=
>> p5-perl-headers-${OS_VERSION}{,nb*}:../../devel/p5-perl-headers
>> this results in binary pks that need that package _at runtime_.
>> Which is currently not available for 3.1/i386, and I wonder if
>> there's a good reason not to change this from a DEPENDS to a
> nas installs auscope which is a perl script which uses sys/
> so the requirement on p5-perl-headers (and perl).
> Could probably split that script out to a separate package.

If it's not critical and can't be done otherwise, I vote for that.

Right now we don't upload the p5-perl-headers binary package to the FTP 
server, and there's so much stuff that breaks due to that missing 
dependency it's not fun (KDE, SDL and everything that needs it, ...).

  - Hubert