Subject: Re: Suggestion: devel/gettext in current
To: Ruibiao Qiu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 02/12/2001 07:22:10
>Since gettext is included in the current distribution, I wonder if
>we need to distinguish if a package depends on "devel/gettext"?
we need devel/gettext for some packages, for gettext.m4 and other
suppliment files. since we don't have autoconf/automake in base system
we do not ship them with the base system.
>Something like in bsd.pkg.mk may be of use:
>and remove all such "BUILD_DEPENDS+= .../devel/gettext" lines in
>This can at least save some build time.
could you tell me what's the difference between them? just to tidy up?
if we add USE_CURRENT_GETTEXT=yes in the makefiles, the effect is the
same. (we end up having exactly the same addition to BUILD_DEPENDS).
>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. :( )
I don't understand this part at all.