port dependency conventions
neuhauser at chello.cz
Wed Jun 23 15:00:18 PDT 2004
# peter.schuller at infidyne.com / 2004-06-23 22:44:30 +0200:
> slime needs either emacs or xemacs, and some form of Common Lisp (cmucl,
> clisp, or sbcl).
> What is the preferred way to handle dependencies in this case? As far as I am
> aware there is no mechanism in place to depend on a 'a lisp' or 'an emacs',
> but only on specific ports. Is this correct?
> As a user/administator I would prefer ports of this type to not depend on
> these things (same goes for Java not depending on specific JDK:s etc), but I
> am not sure what the convention is.
Something like this:
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