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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] [PATCH] pkg_setup() can rely on packages common to DEPEND & RDEPEND.
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2011 07:35:55
Message-Id: 20110813083141.13650ed5@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] [PATCH] pkg_setup() can rely on packages common to DEPEND & RDEPEND. by "Michał Górny"
On Sat, 13 Aug 2011 09:33:48 +0200
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2011 06:18:18 +0100 > Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote: > > On Fri, 12 Aug 2011 20:03:37 +0200 > > Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote: > > > We can basically assume PM merges either DEPEND or RDEPEND to that > > > point (depending on whether we're merging source ebuild or binary > > > package). > > > > What if something's a binary (i.e. its DEPENDs aren't being > > installed) and is being installed as part of an RDEPEND - RDEPEND > > cycle? > > We don't think that's even possible because RDEP+DEP cycle would be > unbreakable for the source ebuild.
It can be under a use flag, and thus be solvable. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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