ports/115432: Ports missing library dependencies

Alexander Leidinger netchild at FreeBSD.org
Wed Oct 3 04:42:16 PDT 2007

Quoting Nate Eldredge <neldredge at math.ucsd.edu> (from Wed, 3 Oct 2007  
01:11:56 -0700 (PDT)):

> Hi,
> [For those I've just cc'ed: the PR describes a problem where some ports
> lack dependencies on shared libraries that they use.  This didn't used
> to occur.  My test case is gqview, which doesn't have a dependency on
> png, although it links to it.]
> A little more feedback on this.  I tried some old versions of things,
> and it appears that this bug was introduced with revision 1.570 of
> ports/Mk/bsd.port.mk, committed by pav on June 28 and submitted by
> netchild.  They are cc'ed :)  1.569 works, and gqview properly depends
> on png.
> The problem can be tested a little more efficiently by running
> "make actual-package-depends" in ports/graphics/gqview.  With 1.569 png
> is included in the list, and in 1.570 it is not.
> The make syntax is confusing and it's hard for me to tell what that
> patch actually does, so I can't see where it might be wrong, but maybe
> someone else can.

Please try if http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=ports/115010  
works for you.


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