[arch-dev-public] Policy on cross-repo makedepends?

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Fri Jun 25 08:30:02 EDT 2010

On Fri, 25 Jun 2010 22:11:31 +1000, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org>
> Do we have a policy on cross-repo makedepends?   i.e. using makedepends 
> in [extra] for packages in [core].
> I ask because I want to bring dejagnu to [extra] so I can do "make 
> check" for gcc/binutils/etc in their PKGBUILD.  (I currently do it 
> myself using a local dejagnu package).
> I would just go ahead do it, but our integrity check script list 
> makedepends repo hierarchy amongst the list of issues.

I think it's fine to have core packages depending on some of the extra
repo at build time.

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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