Re: Intent to package pine-src
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On Thu, 30 Apr 1998, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> As to source dependency problems, it is my understanding that all the
> packages in the main distribution can be built using only packages from
> main. Given that that doesn't tell you which packages those are, and that
> a "standard" installation is supposed to give you "all the normal stuff"
> it should be sufficient to name non-standard dependencies in the source
> README file. There is no current declared method for this, and that makes
> implimentation difficult, specially when most developers have what they
> need for their packages and don't typically think about the problem any
> further than that.
There will not be source dependencies in pine-src. This will allow people
to install the source in one computer, export it via NFS, and build it
in another computer, for example.
I will simply tell the user in the README which packages are needed to
be installed to build the pine binary packages.
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