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On Wed, 3 Aug 2011 11:25:03 -0700
Donnie Berkholz <email@example.com> wrote:
> Items proposed but not on the agenda:
> * Optional runtime dependencies 
> - What is the decision to be made? If none, it's not on the agenda
The decision is on how to proceed:
a) do not do anything at all (i.e. either mention deps in
pkg_postinst(), use plain USE or whatever devs like now),
b) introduce some kind of SDEPEND in a new EAPI ,
c) re-use USE flags and allow declaring some of them as runtime-only
(so they won't require package rebuilds and just adjust @world
depgraph) [2 mostly, though not necessarily using USE_EXPAND].
> If you have anything you'd like to push to the council for
> discussion, feel free to reply to this thread.
I'd like the Council to put some point on the topic of changing eclass
APIs heavily with EAPI bumps .
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