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Re: [Monotone-devel] Problem with monotone 0.29

From: Daniel Carosone
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] Problem with monotone 0.29
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 16:32:41 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, Aug 27, 2006 at 11:07:55PM -0700, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> Well, sure.  But if you recall, this discussion was originally about
> the not-exactly-static Linux/glibc binary on the website...

Yeah, specifically about problems where the vagaries of the specific
system might not match some of the dependencies compiled into that
binary, however common they might be on Linux with GNU libc elsewhere.

If you need to build from source to work around this, especially on
systems with odd/old local dependencies without affecting the other
parts of the base system that perhaps have to be kept that way for
other reasons, pkgsrc might make that easier.  It will install its own
sets of dependencies if needed, without entangling with the existing

> (might be a good idea to add a link there, to the pkgsrc page for monotone)

Indeed.  In the meantime, that link is

(not that it's particularly exciting, since it talks more about
monotone than about pkgsrc. For how to get started, if you need it,


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