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Re: buildworld failure on FreeBSD 4.x

From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <asmodai@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 07:25:06 +0100

-On [20050304 04:52], Chris Pressey (cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>AFAIK, libmagic is only used by file(1).


>I can't think of why file(1) would be a necessary bootstrap-tool (or
>cross-tool.)  (Although there might be a good reason.  I just don't know
>what it is.)

I didn't find anything in the make output that suggests that file or
libmagic is used as a bootstrapping program.

>Fixing this might be as simple as moving file(1) and libmagic from the
>bootstrap-tool (or cross-tool) stage to the build-tool stage.

I thought that was something I discussed with Matt a time ago when I first
upgraded file/libmagic.  Not sure why I didn't move it from one category to
the other though.

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