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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:47:30
Message-Id: 20120621084123.5058e072@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags by "Michał Górny"
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 09:42:36 +0200
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> > > You just volunteered to write portage patches. Cheers. > > > > Both were already implemented in Paludis, if you're looking for a > > reference implementation to try it out. There are also examples of > > use of SDEPEND in the old kdebuilds, and of DEPENDENCIES in > > Exherbo. I can give you a small patch to turn SDEPEND on for an > > EAPI if you like (it's just a one line addition to the EAPI > > definition file). > > Wait, did I just write to exherbo ml? No, don't think so. 'Implemented > in Paludis' doesn't work here. We're discussing Gentoo features, > and official package manager in Gentoo is portage. If you don't > believe me, check out the docs.
And since when was "Implemented in Portage" a requirement for an EAPI feature? The "implementation" requirement is to avoid REQUIRED_USE-like screwups. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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