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Re: Broken binaries again

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.
> 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.

Btw. I have been using this patch for a long time. It fixes all my 

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