determining what ports directly depend on X

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Jan 4 10:08:15 PST 2008

Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> the orginal question is due to a PR I will be filing as soon I have
> a working browser on the machine in question... the PR is that if
> you install libtool-1.5 under 8-current (amd64 only???) it will
> incorrectly ID the installed OS and give errors about "freebsd-"
> not being defined as a platform type... the hand fix is to find the
> line that has that and add -elf to it but the root cause is
> something about 8-current makes it so it is ID'ed wrong.

If you can identify the problem and the fix correctly, you don't need
to identify all the ports that use libtool to submit the PR. The
people who maintain the various gnu build bits are pretty good about
dealing with this stuff.




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