[aur-general] Intellij IDEA Ultimate's

张海 dreaming.in.code.zh at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 01:56:02 UTC 2017

Yes I would also totally agree with the split package approach for an
optional jre. And FYI, you can find CLion a perfect example for
implementing this:
https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/tree/PKGBUILD?h=clion .

Eli Schwartz via aur-general <aur-general at archlinux.org>于2017年2月6日周一

> On 02/05/2017 07:17 AM, Reto Kaiser wrote:
> >> I personally prefer the flag thing
> > [...]
> >> The "-meta" thing is a little...
> > [...]
> >> The cleanest solution may very well be what we have now.
> >
> > Agree, the thing with the meta packages is a bit overcomplicated.
> > How about a single PKGFILE, which creates two packages with the "split
> > package" mechanism (one with, one without JRE).
> > @uwolfer wdyt? I can prepare the code.
> Perhaps you could create two split packages, one for
> intellij-idea-utimate-edition, one for the bundled JRE... and have the
> former optdepend on the latter and on the system JRE.
> The four-way split, meta-package dependency is over-engineered, but
> without the repo package providing ${pkgbase}-jre I don't see how to do
> it via a clean dependency *at all*... since Arch Linux users are always
> expected to pay attention to pacman's output e.g. optdepends, this
> shouldn't pose a problem to users.
> It wouldn't be the first package to *need* at-least-one-of its
> optdepends to be installed.
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> Eli Schwartz
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