Subject: Re: March patches re: bin-install
To: J Chapman Flack <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/24/2005 18:34:21
On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, J Chapman Flack wrote:

> 3. given DEPENDS+= foo>=1.2nb2:../../bar/foo
>    and the bar/foo Makefile provides 1.2nb3
>    even if a 1.2nb2 binary exists, which would satisfy the requirement,
>    it is ignored and a source build of 1.2nb3 is done.

Please see my simple idea (patch) in

> The patches are in
> More complete explanations and rationale for the changes are in

I will have a look at your ideas too.

> Should I make a PR do you think just to keep them visible? I'm curious if
> anyone sees effects in the patches that look like they would break something
> else.

PR tracking system is always a good idea if you are concerned it may be
overlooked or forgotten.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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