new dependency for emacs-nox11

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-ports-local at
Fri Nov 7 16:35:29 UTC 2014

RW <rwmaillists at> writes:

> On Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:27:39 -0500
> Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> Vick Khera <vivek at> writes:
>> > Emacs 24.4 update in ports pulls in a new dependency:
>> > desktop-file-utils. This in turn pulls in a big swath of additional
>> > packages including python, perl, pcre, glib.
>> I don't think so. desktop-file-utils doesn't seem to pull in anything
>> that isn't already required for emacs (glib being the big one, and
>> libintl the only other, according to "pkg info"). 
> Out of idle curiosity I removed the desktop-file-utils dependency and
> did a make all-depends-list in the nox slave port - glib wasn't there.

I stand corrected.

The makefile isn't even confusing on that;
I have no idea what I was thinking.

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