Recommended Dependencies

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Aug 29 09:08:17 PDT 2009


DJ Lucas wrote these words on 08/29/09 10:13 CST:
> I read that as if you are suggesting that we remove recommended 
> dependencies all together.

No, we absolutely need it. For exactly the type of case you present.


> For example you 
> cited earlier NSS.  If you have sqlite3 installed, and use the built-in 
> libsqlite3, the /usr/lib/libsqlite* can get overwritten, breaking 
> anything that is already linked against it.

I saw your commit to add the note. That completes it and makes it a
perfect example of when to use Recommended.

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Randy

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