Need to decide on an installation dependency acquire method

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Jan 1 06:39:29 PST 2003


On January 1, 2003 07:26 am, Chris Wesdorp wrote:
> I agree. Also, the current list has only compile dependencies, is it
> possible to make two lists, one with installation dependencies and one
> with runtime dependencies? The runtime deps are needed when the packages
> is compiled, but when a package is build for another machine, the latter
> should not always have the compile deps for running the package.

We planned on adding runtime deps.

Libraries would fit in both lists (ie: you need a library to link in so that 
would be a install time dep but also to run it).

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