Subject: how to add dependency on ar?
To: Packages Technical List NetBSD Discussion <>
From: Georg Schwarz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/23/2006 18:39:41
libiconv needs ar to compile. If ar is not found the configure script  
sets AR=false, and building later fails (tried it on Solaris 7 with gcc)
Is this a bug of the libiconv config scripts?
What's the best way to provide a dependency on ar, which is part of  
binutils? Should ar be made a potential pkgsrc tool, so one could add  

Georg Schwarz  +49 151 11559652