Subject: Re: xfce dependency problems
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/26/2005 12:11:36
On Sat, 2005-03-26 at 00:04 -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Mar 2005, Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> > What's going on with pkgsrc? Why aren't the xfce4-* packages
> > found/installed any more? Have I used the bl3 framework
> > in some wrong way?
> It has NO_BUILD=       # defined
> so now the buildlink3 is not working.
> Todd said "The existing NO_BUILD will imply the previous NO_BUILDLINK and
> I am not sure what to do for meta-packages like this ...

Well, a meta-package has to build nothing.  So using regular DEPENDS
(rather than all the logic in buildlink3 files) is OK.  FWIW, this is
what many other meta-packages do.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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