Unexpected dependencies of graphics/libGL

David Benfell benfell at parts-unknown.org
Sun Jan 17 06:18:31 UTC 2016

On 01/16/2016 10:07 PM, Polytropon wrote:
> If the maintainer considers certain software essential for building,
> the required stuff is not optional anymore - no matter if the programs
> in question are _actually being used_ or not... 
From my very brief time messing with RPMs, a distinction was made
between build dependencies and execution dependencies. I'm not clear
here whether FreeBSD's pkg system makes that distinction but it might be
a useful one to make.

David Benfell, Ph.D.
benfell at parts-unknown.org

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