Subject: why mk/curses.buildlink3.mk? (was Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 10/13/2004 13:15:30
On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Interix, force inclusion of devel/ncurses/buildlink3.mk from
> mk/curses.buildlink3.mk. This forces inclusion of its builtin.mk too.
What is mk/curses.buildlink3.mk used by? What is it for?
If it was used, then packages built on (non-Interix) systems that have
/usr/include/curses.h or /usr/include/ncurses.h could be reused on systems
without the needed curses libraries (or wrong version). And since no
dependency is made then it will install fine but not run.
Jeremy C. Reed
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