Subject: Re: pine probs: structure has no member named `always_spell_check'
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio Merino <email@example.com>
Date: 12/16/2002 21:42:31
On Mon, 16 Dec 2002 21:12:52 +0100
Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> No, the problem here is that the pkgsrc was only partly updated. Thus, the
> buildlink2.mk included was outdated WRT the pine package.
> This is kind of a flaw in the buildlink design, but I don't think there's
*ehem* (see below) :p
> any simple solution to that : bumping a buildlinked package would mean
> updating all packages that depend on it, and not doing that is precisely
> one of the reasons buildlink is used.
Version dependancies can be specified, even in the buildlink
infrastructure. You could use something like:
But I do not know why we are not doing this on packages where we really
know which versions require. I think that the version specified inside the
buildlink2.mk file should serve as a "fallback".
Julio Merino (http://jmmv.dyndns.org/) <email@example.com>