Puzzling inconsistency regarding dep

Jeremy Lavergne jeremy at lavergne.gotdns.org
Sun Apr 13 10:08:14 PDT 2014

Using verbose (port -v) might list out the types of dependencies.

On April 13, 2014 12:01:11 PM EDT, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Sun, Apr 13, 2014 at 11:51 AM, <MK-MacPorts at techno.ms> wrote:
>> On 13 Apr 2014, at 17:46 , Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>
>> > Looks like it's because it's a build dependency --- so, while the
>> port is what pulled it in, it is not needed at runtime.
>> Ahhh, I see.
>> Thanks for solving this mystery! :-)
>Well, this is still highlighting an inconsistency. In this case, I
>it's between the actual record of dependencies in the package registry
>(produced by actually installing something) and the pre-recorded list
>dependencies in the package index (usually downloaded along with the
>tree)? That, or rdeps just ignores anything that isn't a runtime

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