[aur-general] optional dependencies that require explicit installation

Ray Rashif schiv at archlinux.org
Tue May 17 01:37:26 EDT 2011

On 17 May 2011 05:20, Michael Schubert <mschu.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/5/16 jesse jaara <jesse.jaara at gmail.com>
>> Put them as make and optional deps :-)
> But make doesn't depend on them. Also, I wouldn't want to install <some
> weird programming language> in order to get the package to build.

That's the way it's done. You have those optdeps as makedeps so you
can finish building the package. These deps will be installed as deps,
so a -Qdt would show them as orphans. There is --rmdeps that takes
care of this; makepkg -sr.


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