Library creep and additional dependencies for net/ntp?

Cy Schubert Cy.Schubert at
Wed Mar 30 13:29:40 UTC 2016

In message <20160330073631.GD1128 at>, Baptiste 
Daroussin wr
> On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 11:09:37PM -0700, Cy Schubert wrote:
> >=20
> > Actually nothing has changed. However the net/ntp ./configure script=20
> > detects if additional libraries are already on your system, e.g. libmd5,=
> =20
> > libdns_sd, and uses them. For instance, my laptop has huge collection of=
> =20
> > packages installed to support various GUI environments under X:
> >=20
> Actually we should try to prevent that as much as possible when we can. That
> said ntp configure script is not nice enough to give you a switch to
> enable/disable it.
> but adding:
> CONFIGURE_ENV=3D"ac_cv_header_dns_sd_h=3Dno" when you do not want to build =
> with
> libdns_sd should do the trick.
> I have not tested, just guessed from reading

That should work. If you want, you can do it or the next time I'm in there 
I will. As of now it's on my list of things to do.

If  you do it, remember to do both ntp ports.

Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert at> or <Cy.Schubert at>
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