Subject: Re: buildlink3 now requires libgcrypt 1.2.0 or higher
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/01/2004 10:38:09
On Thu, 27 May 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
: By the way, if an "objdump -x" of a library shows NEEDED of a shared
: library, then should we always include the package as a dependency (add
: buildlink includes)?
I'm not sure that this is right, given that some bl3 files prepopulate "-l"
arguments (where they may not actually need to do so). Whether or not a
dependency is "direct" is a little more subjective than that in the real
But this scheme of (manual) detection, is a close approximation of the work
needed in today's reality. It seems "good enough" at the moment.
(I think the main problem is really that meta-packages like "gnome-libs" are
wrong and should instead be exploded into proper dependencies where they are
-- Todd Vierling <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>