Direct or indirect libdependencies (using the case)

Alex Dupre ale at
Mon Jun 7 14:35:18 UTC 2010

Alexander Leidinger ha scritto:
> The best solution would be to fix the ports to not link explicitely to
> indirect deps (by improving libtool and by improving the .pc files
> for pkg-config). Then we could even switch from recording indirect
> dependencies in /var/db/pkg/<port>-<version>/+{CONTENTS,REQUIRED_BY} to
> only record direct deps.

How hard is it? What prevents us in doing it? Later we modify libtool
upstream, later we could switch to record only direct dependencies.

Alex Dupre

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