Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/devel/zlib
To: grant beattie <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/25/2004 12:47:48
On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 04:15:44AM +0000, grant beattie wrote:
> Modified Files:
> 	pkgsrc/devel/zlib:
> Log Message:
> if we have determined that we need pkgsrc zlib, set
> BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.zlib instead of adding to it.
> fixes a problem where a buildlink dependency would be added on both
> zlib>=1.1.4nb1 and zlib>=1.2.1, resulting in various buildlink
> breakage.

I don't understand what the problem here is.  Could you show me an
example?  pkgsrc always chooses the best available package for a
dependency, so "zlib>=1.1.4nb1, zlib>=1.2.1" should just match the
same zlib package.


	-- Johnny Lam <>