Subject: Re: gimp depends on emacs?
To: Berndt Josef Wulf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 05/03/1999 18:12:44
On Tue, 4 May 1999, Berndt Josef Wulf wrote:
> For those who don't want to download the emacs package here
> the procedure to circumvent this:
> 1.) comment out line 15 of /usr/pkgsrc/graphics/gimp/Makefile
> #BUILD_DEPENDS= emacs:../../editors/emacs
> 2.) make configure
> 3.) touch /usr/pkgsrc/graphics/gimp/work/gimp-1.0.4/docs/pdb_dump.texi
> 4.) make
> 5.) make install
> ignore the 2 warning messages during the registration of
> the package due to the missing files.
> It wouldn't heard to mention this procedure in the README file and have
> the users to decide whether it is worth the effort downloading emacs.
But then any binary package they build will not match the standard
How large is pdb_dump.texi? If its small enough it could be
provided as a patch so that everyone could avoid needing emacs...
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