question regarding "depends on core"

Juergen Daubert jue at
Mon Mar 7 09:17:01 UTC 2011

On Sun, Mar 06, 2011 at 09:24:56PM +0100, Michal Soltys wrote:
> In port guidelines, there's a remark about not listing depends that
> are in core, but from what I can see, most Pkgfiles (in core or not)
> do so (and it's probably better this way - of course glibc is
> universally excluded).
> Just to be sure - what is the current stance on the subject ?

See, the two essential points are:

- We list all runtime dependencies except for gcc (libstdc++) and glibc
- run-time dependencies from core which aren't dynamically linked in are
  not to be listed


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