Time to abandon recursive pulling of dependencies?

Stephen Montgomery-Smith stephen at math.missouri.edu
Wed May 16 12:59:14 UTC 2007

Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Stephen Montgomery-Smith <stephen at math.missouri.edu> (from Tue, 
> 15 May 2007 16:53:35 -0500):
>> Ulrich Spoerlein wrote:
>>> Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
>>>> 2.  Sorting the dependencies in pkg_create.  My fix now cuts this  
>>>> out completely.  Thus there is no need to change the structure of  
>>>> /var/db/pkg to use databases or anything like this.
>>> I haven't had time to look at your patches, but are your removing second
>>> order dependancies? This would cut down the tree size considerably.
>> No.  No second order dependencies are removed.  The new algorithm does
>> exactly the same as the old one did, only it works a lot faster.
> Would you please tell me what kind of output you need (which order of 
> pkgname & origin and which seperator between them), I want to provide an 
> awk script to you which produces this based upon +CONTENTS. It should 
> cut down some program invocations and a make call (IIR your patch 
> correctly).


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