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On 12/28/2009 10:51 PM, David Leverton wrote:
> On Monday 28 December 2009 20:50:17 Fabio Erculiani wrote:
>> What all this has to do with the fact that they are just build
>> dependencies? Just wondering.
> They're not just build dependencies. They're required to use the library in a
> certain way, namely to compile other programs against it. As long as we
> don't have compile-against dependencies, the only correct way to express that
> is RDEPEND (and also DEPEND because they're /also/ needed to build the
> library itself).
That's what I've been trying to say (also with my example).
That is, they are more than DEPENDs.