Which DEPENDS if something is just needed during port install

Matthias Andree mandree at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 6 15:57:19 UTC 2010

Am 06.09.2010 07:32, schrieb Dominic Fandrey:
> What kind of dependency should I define if I just need something
> for the install target? It's not needed before, not after and
> not for the package.
> I used to think it's INSTALL_DEPENDS, but I just found out, that
> doesn't even exist.

BUILD_DEPENDS should do, no?  Your dependency may then be built too early, but
it's not recorded for later (unlike RUN_DEPENDS).

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