Subject: Re: overriding openssl depends?
To: Johnny C. Lam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 03/29/2004 16:56:00
On Mon, 29 Mar 2004, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> There is no way (yet) to use an older version of pkgsrc OpenSSL without
> directly editing the openssl/buildlink3.mk file and lowering the
> dependency. I'm doing some active research on being able to build
> against installed versions of software regardless of the version
> required by a package as a way to allow users with large installed
> bases of software from pkgsrc, e.g. anyone who has built and installed
> KDE-3.x or GNOME-2.x from pkgsrc, to avoid updating those large package
> installations until a time of their own choosing.
That would be very nice (and essential!) to have.
Until then, it's editing pkgsrc-guts. :)
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>