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Re: Depending on a package with an option?

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 02:11:24PM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> Dieter Baron <> wrote:
> >   Please use the existing mechanism of PKG_BUILD_OPTIONS.<pkgname>, as
> > described in section 16.4. ``Determining the options of dependencies''
> > of the pkgsrc guide.
> I already tried that, but this mechanism is only available from within a
> file.

Note that the above are mostly used to enable some additional wrapped
files to be included. They are not true dependencies.

Is there any reason to not just make dso the default? E.g. what does it


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