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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o, qa@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: Repoman check and QA policy for slot deps/operator
Date: Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:41:43
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Repoman check and QA policy for slot deps/operator by "Michał Górny"
1 >>>>> On Thu, 7 Aug 2014, Michał Górny wrote:
3 > Since the tree is still full of too broad dependencies and other
4 > mistakes, I would like to add a repoman check and a matching QA
5 > policy regarding how slots should be used in dependencies.
7 > The check would apply to EAPI 5 and newer ebuilds only. Considering
8 > the past uproar against having slotted dependencies against
9 > single-slot packages, it would apply only to dependencies that match
10 > more than one slot of a package.
12 For what type of dependencies would that check apply? IIUC, it would
13 only make sense for packages that appear both in DEPEND and RDEPEND.
15 Ulrich