Subject: Re: teTeX3-bin dependency on motif?
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/07/2005 15:04:27
On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Geert Hendrickx wrote:
>> - Make openmotif a "conditional" dependency (as often done in FreeBSD's
>>   ports) ?  Use it if it's already there, don't use it if not.
> Hm, now that I think of it, this would make the outcome of bulk builds
> depend on the order of building, probably not what we want in pkgsrc.

Bulk builds don't leave unrelated pkgs installed, but deinstall them 
first. So in that case, you'll always result in a binary pkgs that does 
_not_ use openmotif.

> How do they handle this problem in FreeBSD?  (they use this kind of
> conditional dependencies all over the place)  Or does a bulk build start
> from scratch again for every package?

Maybe ask on a FreeBSD list? I don't know.

  - Hubert

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