Subject: required packages (was Re: tkcvs)
To: David Maxwell <email@example.com>
From: Bjoern Labitzke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/17/2000 01:27:37
* David Maxwell (email@example.com) [000317 01:17]:
| On Thu, Mar 16, 2000 at 12:23:26PM -0500, Laine Stump wrote:
| > Is there a way to query what other packages
| > are required for a particular package without installing it?
| It wouldn't be hard to make a target like 'make fetch-list' that
| printed a 'plain' list of required packages.
| Anyone listening have a use for that feature?
Yepp, sounds interesting. Sometimes I would have liked to have that, but
just used fetch-list. Perhaps a plain list for all required packages with
some mark (perhaps an asterisk before the items) that denotes missing or
existing distfiles for the packages?
Bjoern Labitzke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Use PGP! (Don't you use envelopes for your letters?)