[aur-general] How to handle interchangeable dependencies?

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Apr 6 07:46:48 EDT 2009

Laurie Clark-Michalek wrote:
> I disagree. This same thing happens to me with my package "brasero-lite". It
> is brasero but without the gnome dependencies, and has the
> provides=('brasero'), but when I try and install a package that has brasero
> as a dependencie, such as sound-juicer, pacman attempts to install brasero,
> not realising that i allready have brasero-lite. This isn't a sound juicer
> fault, it is a fault in pacman.

That is a different problem....  

The brasero-lite PKGBUILD should have provides=("brasero=2.26.0") in 
it.  Sound-juicer requires "brasero>=2.26.0" so just providing brasero 
is not enough.


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