conflicting dependency

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Thu Jul 20 19:22:02 UTC 2006

John E Hein píše v st 19. 07. 2006 v 18:30 -0600:

> 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 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?

Yes, A will get registered as a dependency.

There is no systematic solution to this problem at the moment.
I'd love someone (Gabor?) working on fixing this defect.

Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
              <pav at>

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