Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mail
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/07/2004 13:54:05
On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 07:36:11AM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> Wouldn't it still be proper procdedure to bump PKGREVISION of dependencies
> if there is a mandatory update of libmilter?  It may only be a build time
> dependency, but it's still an API and library that has changed.
> I don't see how that's any different from a runtime dependency, and should
> cover the "automatic rebuild" desire.

The difference is that in the case of a runtime dependency,
'make update' in libmilter will do the right thing (rebuilding
all dependent packages), while it won't do that for a build dependency.