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Re: [Monotone-devel] PCRE landed

From: Julio M. Merino Vidal
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] PCRE landed
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 23:30:06 +0200

On Oct 11, 2007, at 10:44 PM, Richard Levitte wrote:

In message <address@hidden> on Thu, 11 Oct 2007 12:22:10 +0200, "Julio M. Merino Vidal" <address@hidden> said:

jmerino> Alternatively the monotone package could be changed to fetch
jmerino> its own copy of the boost distfile, unpack it in a temporary
jmerino> location, use that during the build and then remove
jmerino> everything.  This is easily doable, but seems like a huge
jmerino> hack when you can simply pkg_delete boost-headers after
jmerino> monotone is installed :-)

Uhmmm, please, no.  You can't count on having constant Internet
access, for example if you are making changes on the plane over the

Sorry, I was talking about the packages in pkgsrc, as Daniel brought them up with his comment (dunno if on purpose, or if he was talking on more generic terms even if using the pkgsrc names). I certainly don't want a configure script or whatever to fetch stuff from the net.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <address@hidden>

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