Subject: Re: dependency
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/03/2001 16:41:39
>> >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.

	if the above logic is okay, why the following is not okay?
	(perl version number check is missing anyways so don't talk about that
	here)  it does not look consistent to me.

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