Subject: Re: Netatalk installing CUPS -- why?
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/30/2005 23:59:07
On Sun, 2005-01-30 at 23:45 +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > 
> > (*) Btw., what does the USE_CUPS in BUILD_DEFS do? Is it intended for
> > Netatalk's Makefiles, or some pkgsrc magic?
> I don't think that BUILD_DEFS is needed (unless some other part of the Makefile
> use it). For example, kdelibs3 doesn't have it.

BUILD_DEFS is used to mark variables that affect the build of packages
in some way (i.e., things that may differ from a build to another). 
These variables are then copied into the package, stored in the


Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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