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

Pawel Pekala pawel at FreeBSD.org
Thu Feb 7 19:50:02 UTC 2013

The following reply was made to PR ports/175935; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Pawel Pekala <pawel at FreeBSD.org>
To: John Hein <jhein at symmetricom.com>
Cc: bug-followup at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: ports/175935: x11-clocks/xclock links to iconv
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 20:38:14 +0100

 Dnia 2013-02-07, o godz. 12:27:11
 John Hein <jhein at symmetricom.com> napisa=B3(a):
 >xclock will use iconv if it's there, but it's optional.
 >From xclock's configure on a system without iconv...
 >checking for iconv... no, consider installing GNU libiconv
 >% ldd /usr/local/bin/xclock | grep iconv || echo nope
 >So forcing iconv into xclock's dependencies is probably wrong in this
 On systems with iconv installed (this is pretty common package) this
 means incomplete dependency list... My patch is just a proposition and
 if maintainer decide to turn off linking with iconv it's fine too. For
 optional features we have options framework.
 pozdrawiam / with regards
 Pawe=B3 P=EAkala

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