Subject: Re: Types of dependencies (was: Re: Usage of USE_TOOLS)
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/20/2007 14:01:14
On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 12:28:05PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> Well, ahemmm, I guess it's a design mistake, or at least an inexactness.
> When USE_TOOLS had been added, we didn't have cross-compiling in mind.
> And since the USE_TOOLS syntax was very nice, it was extended to cover
> runtime dependencies as well.
I agree with you. I always considered "USE_TOOLS+= xyz:run" a bit weird.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/