Subject: Re: dependency
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/03/2001 08:35:51
On Sat, 3 Feb 2001 wrote:
> >Modified Files:
> >	pkgsrc/devel/gtexinfo: Makefile
> >
> >Log Message:
> >Allow manually-installed zlib on solaris 8 (in /usr/lib)
> 	to me, this sounds totally backward from the reasons for doing
> 	BUILD_DEPENDS+=${PERL5}.  could you please explain what is the
> 	our goal here?

The intention here is (was) not to install the zlib package unless really
needed. The solaris 8 system I have doesn't have zlib installed in
/usr/lib, but there seem to be a few out there.

Maybe we shouldn't tolerate these non-pkgsrc zlibs...

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>