cygport requires same package twice?

Brian Inglis
Mon Apr 6 22:53:01 GMT 2020

On 2020-04-06 14:36, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin wrote:
> Am 06.04.2020 um 22:18 schrieb Åke Rehnman via Cygwin:
>> After running cygport package I get for one of my packages the same
>> dependency twice:
>> libftdi1 requires: bash cygwin libconfuse1 libgcc1 libstdc++6 libusb1.0 
>> libconfuse1
>> Any ideas why? Is it a problem?

> not a problem.
> It is likely due to the duplication of PKG_REQUIRES and cygport detections of
> needed library

...or specified in some PKG.cygport ...REQUIRES=..., so as cygport is so smart,
you can just remove that explicit library package dependency from PKG.cygport
...REQUIRES=..., and rerun cygport PKG.cygport package/-test step.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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