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Re: regressions pass on NetBSD 9 / earmv7hfel (RPI3)

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: regressions pass on NetBSD 9 / earmv7hfel (RPI3)
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2021 14:50:41 -0700

Yo Greg!

On Tue, 03 Aug 2021 17:37:45 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> "Gary E. Miller" <> writes:
> >>  I am adding dbus_export=false, as I think the
> >> presence of dbus is leaking into the package build.  
> >
> > I don't see any problems that would solve.  Some wiull want dbus.  
> Sure, but pkgsrc rules are that you pick one of
>   have an expressed dependency so that the prereq is always there
>   don't depend on it, and force it off, so that when you build, you
>   always get the same thing, not depending on whether something (not
>   declared) is there or not

I don't see the problem.  If you compile in dbus, it gets used if

> a fair point that perhaps gpsd should depend on dbus if lots of people
> care.  But it was not depending and picking it up, which isn't good.

That will never happen.  dbus is for desktops, most gpsd is not desktop.

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