ports/78944: htdig depends on a very specific apache
dougb at FreeBSD.org
Sun Mar 20 13:55:10 PST 2005
Mark Linimon wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Florian Hars wrote:
>>I tried to install the package, and it did indeed require this and
>>only this version of apache, although it doesn't even need any
>>apache at all.
>>This is a serious design error of the ports/packages system.
> No, this is an error in an individual port. Please contact the
> maintainer to ask why the dependency is there. If the maintainer
> does not reply, please file a PR about it.
Earlier in this thread it was indicated that the user did file a PR, and I
did respond. The user doesn't feel that the apache dependency is needed, I
(and long experience) disagree.
The user is free to install htdig without apache, or with a different style
of apache, as he sees fit.
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