Subject: Re: devel/zlib question - exclusion
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/07/2005 17:30:25
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> To reiterate this. Both zlib and libiconv are builtins on DragonFly. For
> both, the system libraries (libz and libc) are used. A build of any
> package depending on them still wants to install them as dependency,
> without actually needing them as binary package. Let me write it the
> other way around, the binary package *doesn't* depend on devel/zlib or
> converters/libiconv, but they are still installed, when building.

Can you show me a log where this happens?  This is working fine on 
NetBSD, so it must mean that {zlib,libiconv}/ are setting 
USE_BUILTIN.{zlib,iconv} to "no" on DragonFly.


	-- Johnny Lam <>