Subject: Re: dependencies showing up twice
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Dieter Baron <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/21/2007 11:24:12
In article <> Joerg wrote:
: On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 11:01:33AM +0200, Dieter Baron wrote:
: >   Perhaps, but let's not all stop improving pkgsrc just because you
: > plan a major overhaul for the last 1.5 years.  If your change will
: > make it obsolete, that doesn't sound like a change to this script will
: > cause you conflicts.  So what exactly would we gain by not fixing this
: > bug?

: This code is quite complicated and already has a number of cases where I
: am not sure whether or not they are handled correctly. For that very
: reason I want to avoid breaking it. We already do depend on the order in
: some subtile ways, do you know all the interactions possible?

  No, and these are good points.  Please state them in your original

  On the other hand, it could be argued that depending on the order is
a bug and should be fixed.  A bulk build to weed out the common
breakage before commit would be indicated, though.