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Re: cycle in dependency graph

On Mon, 14 Dec 2009, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 04:28:21PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
> > ftp isn't really a dependency because the file passes checksum
> > afterwards.  I'll see if this happens to me for any other packages.  For
> > some reason it does not happen for digest; the build does not use ccache.
> ftp is certainly a dependency, but the tool framework uses the "builtin"
> platform tool on NetBSD.

As an example on a Linux system:

# pkg_info -N checkperms
Information for checkperms-1.10:

Built using:

Technically it was also build using:

But these don't show up as they are part of the bootstrap-kit.

"won't be big"
        -- Linus Torvalds, 25 Aug 1991 - in his first post about linux.

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