zlib depends on py27-numpy?

Christoph Deil deil.christoph at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 10 02:15:21 PDT 2012

On Sep 10, 2012, at 10:55 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Sep 9, 2012, at 20:29, Christoph Deil wrote:
>> could someone please explain why zlib depends on py27-numpy (see below)?
>> That shouldn't be the case according to port rdeps and port info, I believe.
>> What am I missing?
> I cannot explain that. The zlib port has never used anything Python, to my recollection. There's no way it could, since python27 depends on zlib, so that would be a circular dependency, which MacPorts cannot handle.

Thanks Ryan!
I'll wipe and re-install my Macports installation then.

In case anyone can reproduce this problem, please file a ticket:
$ port dependents py27-numpy  | grep zlib
zlib depends on py27-numpy


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