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On Sat, 11 Jun 2011 12:53:41 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Jun 2011 09:32:45 +0200
> Michał Górny <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > After last discussion on #gentoo-portage, I'm submitting a proposal
> > on rephrasing *DEPEND descriptions in the PMS. The idea is to state
> > better when and whether these are actually installed.
> This isn't right. There's no guarantee at all for pkg_pretend, for
True. How about pkg_setup()? Shall we assume RDEPEND are there or rely
on @system only?
> It's also wrong to go by "files installed by the ebuild". Think, for
> example, a package which installs nothing but that creates a user.
I'm not sure how RDEPEND could be useful for such a package.
> I also dislike the "rebooted" phrasing for PDEPEND. "Before the
> package manager finishes the group of installs" is better.
Ok, I dislike it either. Maybe 'a batch of installs'?