LIB_DEPENDS not really required for build?

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Sun Feb 4 12:48:15 UTC 2007

On 2/4/07, Gerald Pfeifer <gerald at> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Feb 2007, Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > You should take another look at the excerpt you
> > posted. Looks like portsdir has been redefined.
> Yes, PORTSDIR has been redefined to point to where my ports reside. ;-)
> I fully understand that I am missing these dependencies.  They simply do
> not exist on that system.
> My complaint is that the build should stop immediately, with a clear error
> message, instead of forging ahead and silently do the wrong thing or fail
> at a later stage, during build, installation, or run-time.

It's been written in big red letters that partial/broken
ports trees are not supported.

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