libidn2 drags in ruby and friends

Torsten Zuehlsdorff tz at
Wed Jul 26 08:08:43 UTC 2017

On 26.07.2017 09:11, Randy Bush wrote:
> it just wanted an upgrade of libidn2, but decided to install ruby and
> all her friends
>      ===>>> The following actions will be taken if you choose to proceed:
>              Upgrade libidn2-2.0.2 to libidn2-2.0.3
>              Install textproc/rubygem-ronn
>              Install devel/ruby-gems
>              Install lang/ruby23
>              Install devel/libunwind
>              Install devel/rubygem-mustache
>              Install textproc/rubygem-rdiscount
>              Install www/rubygem-hpricot
> /usr/ports/dns/libidn2/Makefile:
>      BUILD_DEPENDS=  ronn:textproc/rubygem-ronn
> All that just to build manual pages and i can not even opt out?  this is
> not helpful.

ronn is an official build dependency. So its not false.

Yes it is "only" for man-pages - but they are important. But i get your 
point. If you provide a patch or at least a PR we can surely find a 
solution to make man/ronn optional.

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