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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
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 18:19:37
Message-Id: 20120616191439.22b852f7@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual by hasufell
On Sat, 16 Jun 2012 20:06:17 +0200
hasufell <hasufell@g.o> wrote:
> 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 > > > Sounds interesting, but I don't fully understand. Can you give an > example ebuild?
Suggested dependencies were used in the old kdebuilds, and Exherbo makes extensive use of both suggested and recommended dependencies, so there are plenty of examples, spec wording and an implementation already if you want to play. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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