[arch-general] Upcoming changes to virtualbox
seblu at seblu.net
Tue Jul 24 08:30:58 EDT 2012
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 8:28 PM, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> On 07/23/2012 06:11 AM, Sébastien Luttringer wrote:
>>> Come to think of this, would dkms then be a hard dep for virtualbox?
>> dkms become an hard dep for virtualbox-source (and
>> virtualbox-archlinux-source). You can still use virtualbox-modules.
> What about for those using virtualbox-bin and virtualbox-ext-oracle for AUR?
As i said in comment in virtualbox-bin they are greatly encouraged to
move to virtualbox as there is no real difference. I will probably
drop support of virtualbox-bin soon.
> I attempted to build the virtualbox-ext-oracle package which pulled in as
> virtualbox 4.1.18-2
> virtualbox-modules 4.1.18-4
> Neither were wanted. Does this new dependency requirement need to be fixed in
> the AUR packages so that virtualbox-ext-oracle does not automatically pull in
> the Arch versions?
Why neither were wanted? As far i see, virtualbox is needed by
virtualbox-ext-orable and virtualbox-modules is a dependency of the
Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
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