[Slackbuilds-users] Very simple way of finding dependency

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Wed Sep 13 13:59:02 UTC 2017

> What's wrong with a file that lists the binaries the script will generate?

you can have them by looking at /var/log/packages/<packagename>

>> Another thing to consider is that the resulting files may be different
>> from one to another due to optional dependencies installed on each
>> machines. It would be a nightmare for maintainer to track all files for
>> each combination of optional dependencies
> Why should the file include *optional* dependencies and build
> parameters? The SBo scripts are supposed to be tested in a clean, full
> install of Slackware.

Because some package can have different output based on the optional
packages available on a system. Take an example of ffmpeg

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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