dependency explosions

Kurt Jaeger lists at
Tue Oct 4 06:22:40 UTC 2016


> > The problem is to add code to allow variants is complex and needs
> > engineering power.

> But regarding the 
> changes that would be required to only allow other variants, why do you 
> say it would be complex? Wouldn't that be only a change in pkg so that 
> it can handle dependencies per set properly?

It's my gut feeling, nothing more. I have not looked at the code
of pkg or the ports framework. It's only that I'm playing around
with dependency trees for the last quarter of a century, that's
feeding my gut feeling here 8-}

pi at            +49 171 3101372                         4 years to go !

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