Subject: Re: Inconsistent dependency handling
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chapman Flack <email@example.com>
Date: 05/24/2006 22:22:55
> I was reasonable sure that this does *not* happen. And a quick scan of
> mk/ doesn't show anything to support this thesis. E.g. dewey and
> wildcard patterns are *not* passed down. I think the only things that
> bin-install is an exact match for dependencies, since PKGNAME_REQD or
> PKGNAME are simple patterns and therefore exact matches.
I think we will be on the same page once you have taken a closer look
at lines 3051 and 3085 in bsd.pkg.mk, and also at 2938 and 2939 where
the values are used. (r1.1826 on cvsweb). You may want to watch the
output from a simple test case.