Subject: Re: RFC: new variable SUGGESTS
To: Jan Schaumann <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/22/2002 00:29:14
On Sun, 21 Jul 2002 14:41:33 -0400
"Jan Schaumann" <> wrote:

> Hello everybody,
> Below please find a proposal for the implementation of a new pkgsrc
> variable 'SUGGESTS'.  Please comment on the usefulness, the
> implementation, the flaws etc.

Nice idea :) But take Grip as an example. Grip can be compiled against
cdparanoia's library or not. This decision is optional, but should be
taken before the package is compiled. How do you manage this?
Or this case is "out of the idea" of SUGGESTS?


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Julio Merino <>