[arch-general] alternate dependencies?
shiningxc at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 02:34:54 EDT 2008
Neil Darlow wrote:
> Seeing the earlier post re. tetex and texlive perhaps there is a case
> for extending pacman to support alternate dependencies.
> By this I mean a package could depend on one of a choice of packages.
> The syntax could be something like:
> depends=( tetex|texlive )
> where the individual dependencies retain their current features e.g.
> versions etc.
> Opinions welcomed.
That's what provisions are for.
More information about the arch-general