Subject: Re: Developing packges with alternates as dependencies?
To: Gary Thorpe <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/27/2007 00:37:23
> Using package options to specify dependencies seems awkward, especially
> since the package has no native notion of this option (it just looks
> for the header it wants with 'configure').
Please choose the more popular of PKG_B or PKG_C as the default. Or choose
the one that the developers of PKG_A say works best.
If you want to choose, please use options for this because we want
packages built using pkgsrc to be consistent.
Jeremy C. Reed