some cygport packaging issues

Ken Brown
Sat Aug 17 12:23:00 GMT 2013

On 8/17/2013 4:10 AM, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 15.08.2013 10:36, schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
>> and drop the DEPEND line.  The deps will be autogenerated anyway.
> Amazing, I wonder, how this works reliably (even with packages that do
> not use auto-stuff).
> If cygport would still consider DEPEND=libncursesw-devel, it could
> generate "requires: libncursesw10" rather than "requires: libncurses10"
> and setup.hint file could remain the same for 32bit/64bit.
> Also, I'd prefer to keep DEPEND=gettext-devel because (as I had reported
> earlier) without gettext cygport fails (and hangs).

You're confusing DEPEND	and REQUIRES.  The first is for *build* 
dependencies.  It's the second that you want here.  Whatever you put in 
REQUIRES gets added to the automatically generated "requires:".


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