A question about dependencies

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Mon Jun 28 22:48:53 PDT 2004

On Tuesday 29 June 2004 06:43, Bob Melson wrote:

> Briefly, I discovered on my system some 124 ports of 600+ that show
> python as a requirement.  Granted that many are probably cascading
> requirements:  A requires B which requires C which requires python, so A
> and B are shown  to depend on it; this still seems to me to be a problem.
> To the extent that I believe this to be a problem, it seems to be to be
> one of management and practice.  At the same time, it seems also to
> reflect a degree of, for lack of a better word, sloppiness.  Don't get
> me wrong, 

I don't get what you're trying to say at all. What _is_ the problem?

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