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Re: [PATCH] make libbfd (binutils) usage optional in graphics/cairo, un-breaking it for modern GNU/Linux

On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 06:30:36PM +0000, Benny Siegert wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Nov 2020, Dr. Thomas Orgis wrote:
> > I presume the symbol-lookup internal feature in cairo is rather obscure
> > and people are not hurt if it is disabled by default. An unnecessary
> > dependency on a binutils lib is bigger pain, IMHO. The attached patch
> > adds an option 'bfd' which is disabled by default to achieve that.
> If pkgsrc still works without the symbol lookup feature, I would just
> disable it, instead of adding an option.
> -- 
> Benny

I disabled it outright. This library is hidden from pkgsrc consumers
on NetBSD so the feature is always implicitly disabled there.

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