[aur-general] [Review Request] PKGBUILD for bumblebee-status

Tobias Witek tobi at tobi-wan-kenobi.at
Sun Sep 17 14:14:04 UTC 2017

On 09/17/2017 03:55 PM, Levente Polyak wrote:
> On September 17, 2017 3:44:26 PM GMT+02:00, Lex Black <autumn-wind at web.de> wrote:
>> Am 17. September 2017 15:07:48 MESZ schrieb Morten Linderud
>> <morten at linderud.pw>:
>>> On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 07:48:24AM -0400, Daniel Capella via
>>> aur-general wrote:
>>>> Input: https://ptpb.pw/7YEJ
>>>> Output: https://ptpb.pw/-L5i
>>> Missing "python" in the depends array.
>> Any specific reason?
>> It is indirectly covered through the dependencies.
> Because technically it's a very direct first level dependency. It's quite unlikely that a first level python lib dependency will ever not depend on python itself, however it is a quite bad trend to remove any first level dependency just because another one covers it on the second level.
> For c libs it is also easier to fetch things that need a rebuild rather then grepping for sonames that are linked against it.
> Either way, all first level dependencies should always be defined, personally I call anything else a bad practice.
> Of course one could easily fix a missing first level dependency when another lib drops it, however that's not the point, it still remains technically incorrect.
> Cheers,
> Levente

Frankly, I didn't consider this. Thanks for pointing it out, I'm 
becoming increasingly aware that dependencies must be handled really 

I've updated the package to include python as mandatory dependency.



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