cvs commit: ports/Mk

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Aug 6 01:16:22 PDT 2007

On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 07:43:18AM +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:

> >>Not sure this can work reliably enough to be usefule at present, at  
> >> least for
> >>the specific scenario of avoiding unnecessary recompilations. I think 
> >>there
> >>are just too many ports with implicit dependencies, especially in the
> >>KDE/GNOME domain.
> That's a bug in those ports IMHO. And that's the reason why this  
> feature is not enabled by default.
> >Yes.  I'm not even convinced this feature is a good idea.
> "Not a good idea" as in "is not usable yet" or as in "it should never  
> be the goal to be usable"? If it is the former, I agree (see above).  
> If it is the later please elaborate (having correct dependency  
> information should always be a good idea, I think the benefits are  
> obvious, aren't they?).

Both: we're not there yet, and I don't see why this implementation is
the best way to get there :) Did I miss your discussion of the


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