Subject: Re: Recursive dependencies, again (PR pkg/21097)
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/01/2004 16:19:32
On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 09:16:01AM -0500, Todd Vierling wrote:
> April 1 is an appropriate day to bring this up again, though I'm actually
> quite serious.  :)
> I've heard zero technical objections to turning off recursive registration
> in, which is one of the prerequisites to solving 21097.  From my
> rigorous usage since before submitting that PR in April of last year, I've
> never had a broken dependency, likely due to the use of buildlink[23] to
> track these things.  I have, however, been blessed with a less interwoven
> dependency tree that has made it a bit easier to use binary pkgs.
> I'd like to ask one last time before committing if there are any objections
> to the following change.

Will this need some kind of flag day?