claws-mail's build dependency on Tex Live

Pawel Pekala pawel at
Wed Nov 19 20:44:53 UTC 2014

Hi RW,

On 2014-11-18 17:09 +0000, RW <rwmaillists at> wrote:
>If you build claws-mail from ports you might want to think about
>unchecking the manual option. It brings in a build dependency on 
>textproc/docbook-utils which in turn depends on print/texlive-texmf.
>This has a 1663 MB distfile and installs 1477 MB of files.

This option was specially introduced because of many user
requests on ports at .

>Obviously the manual option needs to be on by default, but perhaps
>there should be a warning in the port menu. pkg doesn't show build
>dependencies, so it's not obvious where texlive came from.

I just added information in menu dialog about this, see r372815.

pozdrawiam / with regards
Paweł Pękala

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