On 19. 5. 2012, at 8:54, 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. > >> CHECK_SHLIBS_SUPPORTED= NO > > 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. > http://mail-index.netbsd.org/tech-pkg/2011/11/19/msg008014.html Btw. I have been using this patch for a long time. It fixes all my REQUIRES/PROVIDES issues (on SunOS).
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