ports && 10-CURRENT

Cy Schubert Cy.Schubert at komquats.com
Wed Jun 19 19:26:44 UTC 2013

In message <20130619141527.GA25228 at sh4-5.1blu.de>, Matthias Apitz writes:
> El día Wednesday, June 19, 2013 a las 06:32:40AM -0700, Cy Schubert escribió:
> > You don't understand. devel/imake is a fine piece of software but people do
> > not want to install more software than they have to. net/vnc comes with 
> > it's own integrated Xserver. Using this logic we should integrate 
> > x11-servers/xorg into it too. Neither makes sense. The only reason to use 
> > devel/imake is if net/vnc _installs_ its own imake, which it does not. 
> > There's no reason to install more software just to build other software if 
> > we don't need it. It's extra baggage.
> I keep thinking, that _if_ there is already installed an imake, net/vnc
> should make use of it and not try to build its own one; and most of the
> users of net/vnc will have installed an X server before;


I doubt devel/imake would be any more successful though. I haven't looked 
at it closely (less than a couple of minutes, so I may be wrong) but I 
believe that OSMajorVersion may not be defined properly under 10.

Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert at komquats.com>
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