ports/175935: x11-clocks/xclock links to iconv

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Thu Feb 7 19:39:28 UTC 2013

On 7 February 2013 14:30, John Hein <jhein at symmetricom.com> wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR ports/175935; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: John Hein <jhein at symmetricom.com>
> To: <pawel at FreeBSD.org>
> Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: ports/175935: x11-clocks/xclock links to iconv
> Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 12:27:11 -0700
>  xclock will use iconv if it's there, but it's optional.

Many ports do this.  This is entirely a bug.  Imagine building on a
different machine than one will be running.

>  From xclock's configure on a system without iconv...

The correct fix is to explicitly disable iconv, explicitly enable it,
or make it an OPTION.

As is though, is buggy.

Eitan Adler

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