cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook book.sgml

Eitan Adler eadler at
Mon Apr 16 04:20:32 UTC 2012

On 15 April 2012 22:31, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
> wblock      2012-04-16 02:31:31 UTC
>  FreeBSD doc repository
>  Modified files:
>    en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook book.sgml
>  Log:
>  Add a section describing automatic dependencies, the problems they
>  cause, and the correct approach.  Patch is a modified version of the
>  original in the PR.

The patch does not describe the other half of the problem: ports may
be built for computers on which they will not be running. Even if the
indexing problem was solved it would still be wrong to detect the
existence of files automagically.

Eitan Adler
Source & Ports committer
X11, Bugbusting teams

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