dependencies in sources

Tushar Teredesai tushar at
Wed Jan 15 20:42:09 PST 2003

P.B.Prabhuram wrote:

> Well , I have a question about dependencies in
>sources.  For EXAMPLE : I am installing from sources 
>pack1. since it depends on pack2-dep , I install that
>first also from sources. then i install pack1.
>   Now when i make uinstall the pack2-dep ( only ) ,
>will it show an error saying that it is required by
Nope, pack1 will be uninstalled without problems. That is the beauty 
(remember beauty is in the eye of the beholder) of LFS:-) Your distro 
your rules: U don't need no crappy pkg-manager to tell u to install 
sendmail in order to install fcron.

>If it does not , converting the tar packs into
>slackware format will help to resolve the dependency
>problem i mentioned above 
Nope, from what I remember abt slackware, it does not handle package 

The only solution is to come up with your own system for dependencies.

Tushar Teredesai

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