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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] [PATCH] pkg_setup() can rely on packages common to DEPEND & RDEPEND.
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 07:09:17
Message-Id: 20040.50704.795430.788764@a1i15.kph.uni-mainz.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] [PATCH] pkg_setup() can rely on packages common to DEPEND & RDEPEND. by Ciaran McCreesh
>>>>> On Mon, 15 Aug 2011, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 08:12:55 +0200 > Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote: >> I'd still suggest that for existing EAPIs we should go with >> mgorny's latest patch, simply because "packages common to DEPEND >> and RDEPEND (but see below)" is a more accurate description than >> "none".
> But if we do that, people will claim it's the package mangler's > fault if packages common to DEPEND and RDEPEND aren't available. > You're asking for something unimplementable to be specified.
No, they can't claim that, because we explicitly say that there are restrictions in case of circular dependencies. Ulrich

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