Some questions when building BLFS-dev(svn)

Dmitry Sokolov sokolovda at
Wed Feb 10 04:48:15 PST 2010

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Benton" <b3nton at>
To: <blfs-support at>
Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: Some questions when building BLFS-dev(svn)

> On 10/02/10 11:18, Dmitry Sokolov wrote:
>> Hello
>> When i building some package, this package have a Recommended, Optional
>> and Required packages.
>> (Dependencies).
>> Can you answer me Yes or No or When on my questions.
>> 1. Required packages needs to installed before current package?: I
>> think, YES.
>> 2. When Recommended package needs installed before or after cur. pkg.?
>> Can i install it later?
>> 3. Optional packages are not required now, while installing cur. pkg.?
>> Can i install it later?
>> May be i skipped some arctitle in the book, about this, give me link to
>> this if exists.
>> But answers is simple, i think.
> No, they need to be installed before the package or it will not be used.
> If a package is needed at run time but not at compile time then a note
> on the page will say so. EG the note about which on the docbook-utils 
> page.
> Andy


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