* Jeff Johnson <email@example.com> [May 24. 2011 00:27]:
> That was basically the point of the exchange with Klaus: there may
> be a better and simpler way of adding "weak dependencies" using
> the arbitrary tags I mentioned.
And this should be good enough for now.
People wanting to build packages for (Open)SUSE can use the Open Build
Service (build.opensuse.org) and use rpmlint for additional checks.
> That's where all of the above has been for 4+ years (7+ years if you go back
> to when RPMSENSE_MISSINGOK was originally proposed, and "weak dependencies"
> were mostly implemented a few months later). Its kinda hard to
> get excited about 7 year old implementations that haven't ever really
> been used or deployed widely (yes SuSE has, noone else I'm aware of).
defines weak dependencies identically to SUSE.
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Received on Tue May 24 09:37:09 2011