Subject: Re: BUILDLINK_DEPENDS. (was Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc)
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/10/2004 10:43:41
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 08:34:38PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > Log Message:
> > BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.<pkg> lines should _always_ use += to _append_ to the
> > existing value.  This is critical to set the correct list of dependencies
> > for a package.
> All these changes were for Should files do
> same?

No, buildlink2 is still broken in this respect.  We can work around it
by replacing explicit overrides of BUILDLINK_DEPENDS.<pkg> with an
appropriate "DEPENDS+=	<pkg>:<pkgsrcdir>" line.  Or we can simply
bl3ify the broken packages.


	-- Johnny Lam <>