Package dependencies

James Robertson jameswrobertson at
Mon Jun 23 18:56:43 PDT 2003

James Robertson wrote:
> All,
> I know that at some point, there is going to be a need to go through the 
> packages again for the appendix.  I was poking around last night, trying 
> to think of an easier way to do this than the manual way we have been 
> doing in the past.  I was thinking of writing a script to go through and 
> grep for the programs that configure scripts and make files look for and 
> use during compiliation.  The script would output a log file that we can 
> then adapt for the appendix.
> What do you all think?  Is this something someone else has done already? 
>  Is it even a good idea?  If so, I'll get cracking and see what I can 
> hack together.
> Later
> James

Well, after reading all the posts to my initial questions, I am going to 
abandon the whole script idea.  Gerard's manual method seems to be the 
way we are going.


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