Build dependency on cctools?

Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia jeremyhu at
Fri Feb 8 07:56:36 PST 2013

That's not necessary unless you absolutely need *our* version of cctools.

On Feb 8, 2013, at 1:47 AM, Lawrence Velázquez <larryv at> wrote:

> I'm currently writing a portfile for re-alpine. I have cctools installed, so re-alpine's configure script picks up cctools' nm and ar, and its build process calls cctools' ar and ranlib.
> Is it advisable in this case to declare a build dependency (probably a bin-style one) on cctools? I wouldn't think twice about doing so, except that I can't find any other ports that bother to do this.
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