On Tue, 11 Oct 2016 11:59:47 -0700 Julian Elischer wrote: > As the number of dependencies between packages get ever higher, it > becomes more and more difficult to compile packages and the > dependence on binary precompiled packages is increased. However > binary packages are unsuitable for some situations. We really need > to follow the lead of some of the Linux groups and have -runtime and > -devel versions of packages, OR we what woudlbe smarter, woudl be > to have several "sub manifests" to allow unpacking in different > environments. > > > A simple example: libxml2 > > This package installs include files and libraries and dicumentation > etc. > > yet if I build an appliance , I want it to only install a singe file. > > /usr/local/lib/libxml2.so.2
What practical problem does installing the include files and man pages cause you? _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-ports To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-ports-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"