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From: Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>
Subject: Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:04:53 -0500
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@...> 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@...> 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


References:
[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
-- 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
-- Michał Górny
Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
-- Michał Górny
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