Subject: Re: how to avoid multiple instances of packages while usind pkgsrc
To: Eric Boutilier <Eric.Boutilier@Sun.COM>
From: Juan RP <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/20/2005 02:03:13
On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 14:56:04 -0600 (CST)
Eric Boutilier <Eric.Boutilier@Sun.COM> wrote:

> Hello Jaun,
> Would you say this applies to just application packages or library
> packages too? The question I'm struggling with is where to draw the
> line on a Solaris 10 platform.
> For example, is it recommended to also avoid satisfying library
> dependencies from the base OS (e.g. /usr/lib/*) as much as
> possible? Or is there a happy medium? If it's the latter, where/how
> do we draw the line?

For packages like perl is not acceptable, for libraries the
files should be modified (this is required by buildlink3 to satisfy
dependencies, otherwise the packages will be built).