port pkg doesn't include dependencies?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Fri Nov 25 20:05:56 PST 2011

On Nov 25, 2011, at 22:04, Roger Pack wrote:

> I may be operating under the wrong assumption, but should $ port pkg XXX
> also include in the pkg, that port's dependencies?
> Or is it assumed that it was built with --enable-static, so has no dependencies?
> (I noticed that currently, at least for me, it doesn't seem to include
> any dependencies).

Correct, "port pkg" intentionally does not include dependencies. "port mpkg" does include them, so use that if you want them.

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