Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mail
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/06/2004 21:51:12
On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, grant beattie wrote:

> this means that a security update of libmilter would not trigger an
> auto rebuild of the packages which depend on it because it's no longer
> a runtime dependency.
> I understand what you're trying to achieve, but the result is that
> something which was previously a feature is now broken. I don't know
> what the right answer is, but I don't think making it a build time
> dependency is 100% correct..

I'd guess only a few things would ever be built with this static library.

Maybe a note can be placed in the Makefile to remind whoever updates it
next to update the other packages using it too.

   Jeremy C. Reed