Subject: Re: databases/gnome-mime-data missing a dependancy
To: None <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/21/2006 15:56:32
On 21/02/2006, at 15:49, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 11:47:50 +0100
> wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 07:46:18PM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
>>> This package would not build until I built textproc/p5-XML- 
>>> Parser.  Not
>>> sure if it should be DEPENDS or BUILD_DEPENDS.  I will add it as a
>>> DEPENDS for now.  If that is wrong, go ahead and reduce it to
>> Can you please give some details about how this fails for you?
>> I'm not convinced it is really necessary, esp. as run time  
>> dependency.
> Yes, I am not sure that it is a runtime dependency but I don't know  
> the
> package well enough to be sure.  Here is the output of the build.
> checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c -o  
> root -g
> wheel checking whether build environment is sane... yes
> /usr/obj/databases/gnome-mime-data/work.i386/gnome-mime-data-2.4.2/ 
> missing:
> Unknown `--run' option Try
> `/usr/obj/databases/gnome-mime-data/work.i386/gnome-mime-data-2.4.2/ 
> missing
> --help' for more information configure: WARNING: `missing' script is
> too old or missing checking for gawk... /usr/bin/awk checking whether
> make sets $(MAKE)... yes checking for i386--netbsdelf-strip... no
> checking for strip... strip
> checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of  
> Makefiles...
> no checking for perl... /usr/pkg/bin/perl
> checking for XML::Parser... configure: error: XML::Parser perl module
> is required for intltool *** Error code 1
> So it fails the configure step.  The failure implies that the package
> requires the module.
> I haven't made committed the change yet.  I will wait for further
> discussion.

Can you please paste the full log of a 'make configure' after doing
a 'make clean'?

> By the way, would this kind of change require a PKGREVISION bump?

Yes if it was kept as a DEPENDS, because the resulting binary package
would be different (an extra dependency).

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