Subject: Re: pkgsrc bulk build results (fwd)
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/13/2000 18:32:26
On Sun, 13 Feb 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Feb 2000, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> > > .if !exists(/emul/linux/lib/ld-linux.so.2)
> > > IGNORE= "requires Linux glibc2 libraries - see compat_linux(8)"
> > > .endif
> > >
> > > Is there a reason why we don't just have:
> > > DEPENDS= suse_linux-6.1p1:../../emulators/suse_linux
> > What if the user has the linux root partition mounted under
> > /emul/linux on a dual boot system? Or an nfs mount? The possibilites
> > are endless.
so your preference is the "!exists..." way not "DEPENDS="? Or did I
misunderstand? (quite possibly both...)
> We already do this with other linux packages - I think we
> should do it across the board. If you use pkgsrc, then pkgsrc
> should handle everything it uses.
right, I think I'd tend to agree with David here.