Removing stale dependencies (Was: Re: Concern about using
peterjeremy at optushome.com.au
Sat Jan 10 20:52:12 PST 2009
On 2009-Jan-10 07:22:21 -0800, Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
>I just started using portmaster this past week, and it appears to go a
>bit crazy removing dependencies -- there were a lot of libraries
>broken after removing dependencies that shouldn't have been. This
>could all be because of bad dependencies in the Makefiles though.
This can also be caused by gnu configure scripts auto-detecting that
optional (for that port) packages are installed and creating
dependencies that aren't tracked by the FreeBSD ports system. This
sort of thing can be very difficult to track down.
Please excuse any delays as the result of my ISP's inability to implement
an MTA that is either RFC2821-compliant or matches their claimed behaviour.
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