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Date:      Sun, 3 Apr 2011 14:34:55 +0200
From:      Christer Solskogen <>
To:        Chris Telting <>
Cc:        Gary Kline <>,
Subject:   Re: Port dependencies
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On Sun, Apr 3, 2011 at 5:07 AM, Chris Telting
<> wrote:
> How does debian get around all the "make config" options that we deal wit=
> =A0Such as does such and such package pull in samba... =A0Or does debian =
> compile with every option more or less enabled?

Yes, and no. One debian "source" package may create 1 or more binary
packages. For instance, Debian has at least two sudo packages (sudo
and sudo-ldap) -but only one source package. Take a look here:
(Also, Debian/Ubuntu also create -dev packages for headers and
development libraries, which FreeBSD ports does not (THANK GOD!))


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