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port-amd64/54862: lang/rust is dependcy for fvwm in pkgsrc - Why!?
>Synopsis: lang/rust is dependcy for fvwm in pkgsrc - Why!?
>Arrival-Date: Wed Jan 15 17:00:00 +0000 2020
>Originator: Henrik Johansson
>Release: NetBSD 8.1 STABLE
NetBSD localhost 9.0_RC1 NetBSD 9.0_RC1 (GENERIC_KASLR) #0: Wed Nov 27 16:14:52 UTC 2019 mkrepro%mkrepro.NetBSD.org@localhost:/usr/src/sys/arch/amd64/compile/GENERIC_KASLR amd64
I´ve noticed that from NetBSD 8.1, a programming language called rust is present in pkgsrc. This packages seem to be a standard dependency for a large number of other packages in pkgsrc. May I ask why? For instance: I want to compile wm/fvwm and lang/rust is being referenced as a dependency which causes the build to switch to this package! Besides it seeming huge and take forever to compile (not to mention it fails to build at all on my system), but why would I want a programming language installed with my window manager!!!??? This makes NO sense. I humbly request it be removed as a standard dependency in pkgsrc and only referenced if so specified in the build.
# cd /usr/pkgsrc/wm/fvwm
# make ALLOW_VULNERABLE_PACKAGES=yes install
Remove dependency for lang/rust in pkgsrc.
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