Subject: Re: RFC: recommended dependencies (diffs attached)
To: Rene Hexel <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/08/2004 13:51:59
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 04:15:45PM +1000, Rene Hexel wrote:
>   Here is an example: for the latest tiff update,
> we could have left BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.tiff>=3.5.4
> as all our packages compile and work nicely with
> this version of tiff.
>   Since tiff-3.6.1 may have introduced an ABI change,
> a setting of BUILDLINK_RECOMMENDED.tiff>=3.6.1 plus
> bumping PKGREVISIONs (the same way it was done during
> the update) will then cause the same set of binary
> package to be built as during the last update.

In your scheme, what are reasons for BUILDLINK_DEPENDS
to be bumped?