[HEADSUP] Staging, packaging and more

Pietro Cerutti gahr at FreeBSD.org
Tue Oct 8 10:19:15 UTC 2013


On 2013-Oct-08, 10:47, Baptiste Daroussin wrote:

[snip]

> - Lots of people complained about pkg-config being a run dep. But if we are
>   consistent every single port bring .pc files should then run depend on
>   pkg-config because .pc files are useless without pkg-config.

This is nonsense. So every port installing a .h should run-depend on a
compiler? The port installing the .pc is most likely not the one that's
going to use it. Their consumers should (probably build-) depend on
pkgconf.

-- 
Pietro Cerutti
The FreeBSD Project
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