[aur-general] Re-iterating the problem of AUR xorriso and Archlinux libisoburn
archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Sat Sep 14 10:56:23 EDT 2013
On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 03:01:56PM +0200, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> > The provides directive makes sure that people can put something like
> > depends=('xorriso')
> > in their PKGBUILDs and it will automatically use libisoburn instead --
> Will this also help users who look for xorriso and do
> not expect to find it in a library package ?
Yes, pacman(8) will install libisoburn when trying to install xorriso.
> > optdepends=('tcl: for xorriso-tcltk')
> > [...]
> > I think the combination of these is what we want, isn't it?
> It will at least be a sufficient improvement of the currently ill
> I don't want to pollute your package space with inappropriate
> pseudo thingies.
> So i agree with your proposal. Can you please implement it ?
> In any case: Thanks for caring.
No, I can't. It is in the [extra] repository, so you will need to ask a
developer. The easiest (and best) way of doing this is filing a feature
request on our bug tracker .
> Have a nice day :)
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