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From: Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: mgorny@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 05:05:41
Message-Id: CAFWqQMQd=jArMzb+qtpDpU6tAyxVJ_=kcNRsCOvGhGMA6Pkk9w@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags by "Michał Górny"
On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 2:42 AM, Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:30:24 +0100 > Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote: > >> On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 09:29:49 +0200 >> Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote: >> > On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:24:33 +0100 >> > Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote: >> > > On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:11:33 +0200 >> > > hasufell <hasufell@g.o> wrote: >> > > > On 06/20/2012 07:07 PM, Michał Górny wrote: >> > > > > Please read the rationale. Again. The whole thing. Three >> > > > > times. >> > > > >> > > > Please read my suggestions. Again. The whole thing. Three times. >> > > >> > > Can we all agree to just stop this and just restrict the arguing >> > > to being between SDEPEND and DEPENDENCIES? Cheers. >> > >> > 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. > > -- > Best regards, > Michał Górny
I would recommend the two of you step away from this thread and discussion for a day or two and come back to it with a fresh look at the suggestions and the code that's available and then we can move on getting this into an EAPI from there. -- Doug Goldstein