conflicting dependency

John E Hein jhein at
Thu Jul 20 00:30:17 UTC 2006

Let's say there are two ports A & B.
They both provide (and so register CONFLICTS with each other).

Now port C wants to use libfoo (and doesn't care if it gets it
from A or B).

What does port C list in it's LIB_DEPENDS?

What if it lists A and someone installs B... does A get registered as
the dependency when C is installed even though A is not installed?

This must have been solved already... I just don't see where.

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