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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: [pre-GLEP] Optional runtime dependencies via runtime-switchable USE flags
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 23:45:28 -0700
On 06/21/2012 11:12 PM, Michał Górny wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 22:32:34 +0100
> David Leverton <levertond@...> wrote:
> 
>> Michał Górny wrote:
>>> But in the current form, the spec doesn't allow passing
>>> IUSE_RUNTIME flags to has_version() so we're on the safe side :P.
>>
>> True.  Do we want to keep it that restrictive?
> 
> I've added that to the spec but I'm not sure if we're not going too far
> with this.
> 
> Now I'm seriously seeing downside of this solution and starting
> thinking about making them auto-enabled when deps are satisfied.

The funny part is that this could recurse, if you call has_version
a[a-runtime-flag], which depends on b[b-runtime-flag], which depends on
c[c-runtime-flag] and so on...

I suspect that we'd be better off with a less restrictive spec, and
without this "auto-enabled" thing.
-- 
Thanks,
Zac



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