Subject: Re: A more effecient way of handeling dependiencies?
To: Sean J. Schluntz <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/04/2002 09:07:57
On Mon, 4 Nov 2002, Sean J. Schluntz wrote:

> I recently updated a number of packages on my system, and in a couple
> of cases I ran in to problems where either parts, or entire groups
> of applications were reqcompiled multiple times for each dependency.

How did you do this?

> kde3 is a great example of this, all of kde3 was recompiled for both
> the pth and qt upgrades (as would be expected) and parts of kde
> (like kdenet) were recomipled a couple of times on their own. It would
> have been nice if I could have told the system to hold off on the kde3
> rebuild until after all of the other dependendicies were complete.

   Jeremy C. Reed