ports/151510: ports-mgmt/portupgrade: circular dependencies breaks pkgdb -L
rene at freebsd.org
Fri Nov 19 13:30:12 UTC 2010
The following reply was made to PR ports/151510; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Rene Ladan <rene at freebsd.org>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, hostmaster at gts.net
Subject: Re: ports/151510: ports-mgmt/portupgrade: circular dependencies breaks
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 14:24:04 +0100
This is not only a problem for portupgrade, but a problem for the Ports
Collection in its entirety. The Porters Handbook tells that circular
dependencies are not allowed.
I think a better course of action is to notify the respective
maintainers of this circular dependency.
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