Upgrading libvpx demands bash

Alexandre Labarre alexandre_ml at outlook.fr
Tue Jun 2 11:24:33 UTC 2015

> Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:17:40 +0200
> From: scaglione.francesco at neuf.fr
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Upgrading libvpx demands bash
> After a portmaster -L I see that I need to upgrade libvpx, but now that
> brings in bash:
> # portmaster libvpx
> ===>>> The following actions will be taken if you choose to proceed:
> 	Upgrade libvpx-1.3.0 to libvpx-1.3.0_1
> 	Install shells/bash
> I'm using a very small server (FreeBSD 8.4, amd64) and I would like to
> avoid adding the bash port, if possible.
> But maybe I cannot avoid it, can I?
> Thanks,
> Francesco

Hi Francesco,
shells/bash is required as buid dependencies for libvpx.

But why not use PKG (NG) to just install pre-compiled package?

Kind regards.

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