English ports with non-english dependencies

Aaron Dalton aaron at daltons.ca
Wed Jul 21 11:19:18 PDT 2004

I am relatively new to cvsup'ing port trees and rebuilding indexes.  Why is it 
that there are non-localized ports (ports not in a specific language tree) 
with localized dependencies?  Eg. tkscanfax is in the net tree but depends on 
a Japanese port?  I removed localized ports from my machine to save diskspace 
and Portsdb doesn't work with these kinds of dependencies.  For this reason I 
have moved to Portindex which works great.  However, my curiousity is still 
piqued.  Why would a non-localized port depend on a localized one?

Thanks for your time!
Aaron Dalton

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