cvs commit: ports/emulators/linux-ePSXe Makefile
trevor at jpj.net
Tue Feb 17 11:21:26 PST 2004
> > From
> > <URL:http://bento.freebsd.org/errorlogs/i386-4-latest/linux-epsxe-1.6.0.log>
> > it looks like the problem is that bento is doing a pkg_add of a linux-gtk
> > package which has a dependency on linux_base 7.1. In my experience, the
> > linux-gtk port works fine with either linux_base 7.1 or linux_base 8.0.
> > I marked the linux_base 8.0 port RESTRICTED, so most users won't be
> > installing it from a package. I think that really very few users would
> > suffer from this problem. A solution would be to include the GTK+ library
> > in the linux_base 7.1 port/package, like I did with linux_base 6.1. That
> > was unpopular.
> The default linux_base package is currently still 7.1, so maybe
> linux-gtk should default to depend on that.
It does; that is part of the problem.
> We can't make 8.0 the
> default linux_base as long as it's restricted anyway (think CD
Changing the default linux_base won't help.
> > If this port is removed, the problem will still remain. There are other
> > ports, and unported software, that are affected. Maybe
> > MANUAL_PACKAGE_BUILD would be a decent workaround.
> I'm less happy with that workaround..there should be a way to solve
> this properly.
Including the GTK+ library in the linux_base 7.1 port/package, as I
suggested, is a proper way to solve it. Another would be to enhance the
packaging utilities so they can parse information like "linux-gtk port
works fine with either linux_base 7.1 or linux_base 8.0". NetBSD has this
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