On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 11:11:40AM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote: > >> Build dependencies caused by inclusion of buildlink3.mk files do > >> not alter BUILD_DEPENDS variable, only DEPENDS is affected. > >> Can anybody explain why? > > > Well, I don't think anybody can, considering it is not true. > > BUILDLINK_DEPMETHOD in a bl3.mk can be set to either full or build. > > > I'd expect that to be documented, but I don't care enough to check. It > > doesn't resist a grep for BUILD_DEPENDS in mk/buildlink3 anyway. > > BUILDLINK_DEPMETHOD.<pkg> is documented and works as expected. The > problem is that BUILDLINK_DEPMETHOD.<pkg>=full changes DEPENDS variable > but not BUILD_DEPENDS (BUILDLINK_DEPMETHOD.<pkg>=build works fine). I > meant that if it changed both DEPENDS and BUILD_DEPENDS it'd be easier > to optimize bulk builds (recursive rebuild due to change in non-library > packages). *sigh*, again, run-time dependencies are just assumed to also be build- time dependencies in pkgsrc. And it's even more the case with buildlink3 packages: if they weren't build-time dependencies, then there would be no need for a bl3.mk file. Ever noticed "build" in "buildlink"? -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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