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From: hasufell <hasufell@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 18:10:37
Message-Id: 4FDCCB19.1090309@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual by Samuli Suominen
On 06/16/2012 07:55 PM, Samuli Suominen wrote:
> > why not get this finally entirely out of the way: > > suggested/recommended dependencies support, like SDEPEND, > http://bugs.gentoo.org/327701 > > as in, threat them as RDEPEND if user has the option to pull them in > enabled, otherwise print an uniformed postinst message > > as a bonus, this solution would also allow USE dependencies to work and > would replace some cases of 'has_version foo/bar[use]' > > - Samuli >
Sounds interesting, but I don't fully understand. Can you give an example ebuild?

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Re: [gentoo-dev] About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>