dbf2mysql and hardcoded mysql-client version dependency

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Nov 28 20:08:01 UTC 2010

On 28/11/2010 19:01, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> Can somebody explain me, why databases/dbf2mysql has hardcoded
> dependency to mysql323-client?
> The Makefile contains:
> LIB_DEPENDS=    mysqlclient.10:${PORTSDIR}/databases/mysql323-client
> But it is unbuildable

The sources to dbf2mysql were last modified around 2000, when mysql-3.2x
was current.  Since then, it seems to have been pretty much abandoned.

A good candidate for deletion from the ports on grounds of obsolescence.



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