How to LIB_DEPEND on pgsql client ?

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Wed Jun 2 21:21:49 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2 Jun 2004 13:36:13 -0700
Ade Lovett <ade at> wrote:

[ sorry for bad formatting of first message ]
> On Jun 02, 2004, at 09:38, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> > What do I need to tell to my Makefile to make a port depend on
> > Postgresql client, which was removed ? The client can be built with
> > -DWITHOUT_SERVER, but how do I do this from the Makefile; should I
> > use a custom script ?
> Well, to be honest, I think it's fair to say that the pgsql ports are 
> in a little state of flux right now, and really need to be recoded for
> (at least) separate -client/-server (like mysql). 


> I intend to take a  look at porting over the NetBSD pkgsrc setup
> (which has -libs,-client, -server, and a myriad of other components)
> which would provide considerably more flexibility than right now
> (imagine a set of machines where one or two need the full pgsql
> environment, and the others only need client support), but that may be
> some time away.

Yes, I can imagine very well ;-) it's exactly what I need. I guess I'll
override the targets and use some scripts for now.


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