Subject: Re: OK to remove "check-depends"?
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/04/2002 15:44:26
[ On Monday, March 4, 2002 at 14:01:33 (-0600), Frederick Bruckman wrote: ]
> Subject: OK to remove "check-depends"?
> At one time, I believe it was requested behavior not to permit a
> "fetch" unless the dependencies were satisfied (or satisfiable), but
> now that everything mostly builds, the need for this behavior has
> passed, and nobody seems to miss it. I sure don't. So does anybody
> mind if "check-depends" just goes away (patch follows)?

I would very much appreciate if this check-depends went away!  ;-)

I often wish to fetch and extract something without building it or any
of its dependencies.

								Greg A. Woods

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