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From: Peter Volkov <pva@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2009 15:55:20 +0300
В Сбт, 07/11/2009 в 12:49 -0800, Zac Medico пишет:
> Peter Volkov wrote:
> >> We could introduce "noarch" and "~noarch" KEYWORDS, add "noarch" to
> >> the default ACCEPT_KEYWORDS setting for all profiles, and instruct
> >> unstable users to add "~noarch" to ACCEPT_KEYWORDS.
> > 
> > Looks like this will not work for all noarch packages. Stardict
> > dictionary itself is noarch, but it RDEPENDS on stardict package which
> > is keyworded only on some archs. So we'll be forced either to keyword
> > stardict on all archs or we need to introduce some new way to work with
> > such situations.
> 
> Keywording stardict on all archs doesn't sound reasonable, so I
> guess we just need to make sure that repoman will allow the noarch
> keyword even though the dependencies aren't keyworded on all
> architectures.

But how will portage handle such situations? Will it allow installation
of noarch package and pull in *DEPEND only if possible, or will it
prohibit installation of noarch pkgs with unsatisfied deps? The latter
will make life harder for tools like eix, I guess.

-- 
Peter.



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