Subject: Re: Building an accurate dependency tree - how?
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/11/2005 15:11:58
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 30, 2005 at 04:40:26PM +0200, Peter Schuller wrote:
>>   converters/libiconv devel/zlib x11/fixesext
> At least the former two are normally builtins and the latter should be a
> builtin if your system already has X11 installed. I'm not sure myself
> why they are used, I find it a bit annoying that they are installed.
> Some of the pkgsrc devs can shed more light on this, I guess :-)

If they are installed needlessly, that's an annoyance. If they are 
installed *and not registered*, that's a problem.

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