Subject: Re: BUILD_DEPENDS on autoconf
To: NetBSD Packages Technical Discussion List <>
From: Rene Hexel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/19/2002 08:42:51
On Wed, 2002-06-19 at 06:35, Greg A. Woods wrote:

> Perl might not be needed for just building something like sudo.  BUT:
> Perl _IS_ needed whenever a package in pkgsrc requires modifications to
> its GNU Auto* subsystem.  That's the way those things work.  You can try

  And that's exactly why modifications should be made to 'configure' and
not ''.  Why do you think these packages came
with pre-built scripts in the first place?