cvs commit: ports/mail/p5-Mail-SpamAssassin Makefile distinfo
erwin at lansing.dk
Fri Jan 30 07:26:13 PST 2004
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 02:36:35PM +0100, Doug Barton wrote:
> Erwin Lansing wrote:
> >On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 07:51:29PM +0100, Mathieu Arnold wrote:
> >>+-Le 19/01/2004 10:45 -0800, David O'Brien écrivait :
> >>| Well, I guess that opens up a discussion then. I don't use many "p5"
> >>| ports, but I certainly do use SpamAssassin daily. So I hadn't noticed
> >>| that they go against the Porters Handbook and 'portlint'. It is
> >>| important to keep things all in the proper section so a user like me can
> >>| know what dependencies there are. Often I install dependencies from a
> >>| precompiled package before I add local patches to the "leaf" port that I
> >>| ultimately want installed.
> >>Well, portlint will complain if you do things badly, but it won't complain
> >>when you do just that.
> >>perl ports have been done this way for ages, I mean, the normal
> >>dependencies at the right place, and the dependencies depending on perl
> >>version at the end. I was told it was the right way to do it when I began
> >>updating ports, so I though it was the right way.
> >I'd say it's the only way, so unless someone finds a better way to make
> >dependencies conditional, this is the right way.
> Um, saying this is "the only way" is just plain silly. It worked just
> fine the way it was, so what we're talking about is style, not
Let me rephrase. I don't know of any better way to do it.
> What overwhelming problem is caused by including bsd.port.pre.mk early
> that needs to be solved by violating style guidelines followed by the
> rest of the ports tree?
If you know a better way to make dependencies conditional on the perl
version installed, I'd be happy to update my ports.
> >make -V RUN_DEPENDS will give you the dependencies you want after
> >evaluating the conditions. I would recommend using this instead of
> >reading the raw Makefile.
> Personally I find that 'make clean' does a pretty good job most of the time.
That would be another useful way.
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