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To: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:41:23 +0100
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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[pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
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Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
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Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
-- Marien Zwart
Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
-- hasufell
Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
-- Michał Górny
Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
-- hasufell
Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
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