[Slackbuilds-users] unison: ocaml required package for FLAVOR=text

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Sun Mar 12 05:29:26 UTC 2017

> I believe ocaml should be listed as a required package for unison.
> Currently lablgtk is listed as the only required package. It needs ocaml
> too so if its installed, then unison will build. However, lablgtk is only
> required if FLAVOR=gtk2 or if FLAVOR is not provided.
> If you use FLAVOR=text then unison will not build if ocaml is not already
> installed, and this is not mentioned in the README/info.
> Since ocaml is a hard dependency, regardless of FLAVOR, it should probably
> be listed in the required package, with possibly a note that lablgtk is
> only required if FLAVOR != text.

Hi Jason

since ocaml is third-level dependency, we don't list it on REQUIRES nor
README. In SBo we only list first-level dependency, with assumption that
in order to have a working package, all of the deps must be satisfied
(in this case ocaml, ocaml-findlib, and lablgtk).

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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