conflicting dependency

John E Hein jhein at
Thu Jul 20 15:38:57 UTC 2006

Chuck Swiger wrote at 10:44 -0400 on Jul 20, 2006:
 > > If the porter listed A as the dependency and libfoo is already
 > > installed via B, what is the mechanism in the ports infrastructure by
 > > which B gets registered as the dependency?
 > The package database keeps track of all files installed by ports and knows 
 > which port installed which file.  See "man pkg_which".

Then I am seeing different behavior for some reason.  I see a @pkgdep
entry for an uninstalled port.  I'll see if I can track down why.

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