[aur-general] TU Application: Ray Rashif (schivmeister)

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Sat Dec 5 08:02:15 EST 2009

On 12/05/2009 02:35 PM, Stefan Husmann wrote:
> Ionut Biru schrieb:
>> On 12/05/2009 01:46 AM, Ray Rashif wrote:
>>> 2) How are cross-repository buildtime and optional dependencies
>>> handled? For
>>> example, can we have a package in [extra] makedepend and/or optdepend on
>>> another in [community]?
>> no. all packages that depend has the be in the same repo.
> Well, that cannot be true. There are lots of packages in extra that
> (make-)depend on packages in core, and packages in community that
> (make-)depend on packages in core or extra. Only the other way around is
> forbidden. Read the "->" as "may deliver (make-)dependencies for"
> core -> extra -> community
> Regards Stefan

thanks for explaining better. what i wanted to say is that a package 
from core can't depend on o package from extra or community. or a 
package from extra cannont dependend on one from community.

he asked that exact type of dependency and that's why i said is not allowed.

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