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Re: Broken binaries again

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 09:54:49AM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>  >> As Joerg said there are a few packages that cannot
>  >> generate correct
>  >> REQUIRES for a number of reasons.
>  >> We need a mechanism in pkgsrc for marking such packages as such.
>  >> And then we'll have a chance to have no output from 'pkg_lint_summary -l'
>  >> and no annoying periodic emails.
> Thanks. As far as I can see this variable is widely used in packages.
> However there is one problem with it. It disables both PROVIDES and
> REQUIRES but only REQUIRES should be disabled. Disabling the former may
> break PROVIDES/REQUIRES consistency with other packages.
> The following patch solves the problem of temporary directories in
> REQUIRES. I raised it in November.
> Objections?



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