From: Joel J. Adamson <address@hidden>
Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] Yet another gpl license question
Kaz Kylheku <address@hidden
> On Wed, 18 Jan 2012 15:23:30 -0800 (PST), Joseph Pesco
> It's better just to document what your dependencies are,
> and trust that the package maintainers can figure out
> the rest.
> The package maintainers then have single, one-liner
> test case to check that the dependencies are actually
> satisfied in the generated system image.
This is a good point: package maintainers can figure out a lot of
stuff. The other thing you can do is use autotools to figure out which
programs are needed. There is a chapter in the Autoconf Manual on
Portable Shell programming which should provide some guidance.
Joel J. Adamson <address@hidden
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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