Proposal for another category in INDEX: common_deps

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Fri Jul 20 19:40:03 UTC 2007

On Fri, 20 Jul 2007, Doug Barton wrote:

> Garrett Cooper wrote:
> >    I just ran a quick analysis with a Perl script and found that there
> > are a number of similarities in the build_deps and run_deps fields in
> > the INDEX files -- so many that I think that items common to both
> > build_deps and run_deps should be isolated and put into a new category
> > called 'common_deps':
> How will this benefit us?
> Doug

Reduce amount of processed text. If you read the log I posted there are a large
number of what I refer to as 'excess characters'. These are the duplicate
characters in both BUILD_DEPENDS and RUN_DEPENDS.


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