Subject: Re: encumbered dependencies considered harmful (audio/sox and lame)
To: Blair Sadewitz <>
From: Greg Troxel <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/07/2007 09:58:59
"Blair Sadewitz" <> writes:

> At home, when building packages for myself, I simply put
> _ACCEPTABLE=yes in /etc/mk.conf.  I sure hope someone doesn't sue me!
> ;)

Sure, you can do that with pkgsrc.

I don't want to run non-free software without choosing to do so, and I
very much appreciate pkgsrc's tagging.  So I consider it a bug when an
unnecessary non-free depedency is pulled in, and I think pkgsrc should
optimize for people who do not set _ACCEPTABLE.

    Greg Troxel <>