Subject: Re: gimp vs gimp24 buildlink files: bl3 and PLIST
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/12/2006 15:08:46
Greg Troxel wrote:
> Bill Chiarchiaro provided me with a patch to graphics/gimp24 (version,
> distinfo, minor PLIST changes) to update it to 2.3.5.  He reported
> that gimp-ufraw (which I maintain) doesn't build with gimp24 installed
> instead of gimp.  On changing gimp-ufraw to include gimp24's bl3 file,
> it builds and runs.
> Apparently the problem is that the bl3 machinery pulls in .h files
> from the PLIST of the included directory, rather than the PLIST of the
> installed package.

No, this is not what happens.  The buildlink framework grabs the list of 
files from the installed package using pkg_info(1), i.e. is uses the 
"installed PLIST".


	-- Johnny Lam <>