Subject: Re: random comments from a pkg_comp newbie
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/08/2004 14:47:49
> * Why is pkgtools/x11-links built automatically? It seems this should
> this wouldn't hurt someone doing things right, but still if I try to
> build only a package that doesn't use x, I shouldn't have this
It should not be installed automatically. What package(s) were you
building when this happened?
None - it was in the makeroot stage. In pkg_comp, see makeroot_x11(),
called unconditionally from makeroot(), which builds the pkg if the
chroot has x sets.
> (Same for digest, but I see there is an issue with compiler
digest is required for checking checksums.
Sure, but doesn't pkgsrc build it when it needs it?