Subject: Suggestion: devel/gettext in current
To: None <>
From: Ruibiao Qiu <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/11/2001 12:57:11
Hi, all

Since gettext is included in the current distribution, I wonder if
we need to distinguish if a package depends on "devel/gettext"?
Something like in may be of use:

BUILD_DEPENDS+=                msgfmt:../../devel/gettext

and remove all such "BUILD_DEPENDS+= .../devel/gettext" lines in

This can at least save some build time.  It can also avoid the
build errors when you have an old a.out gettext package on the
way.  (This problem caused me a lot of time. :( )



   Ruibiao Qiu            
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