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

Lex Black autumn-wind at web.de
Mon Sep 18 13:26:55 UTC 2017

Am 17. September 2017 15:55:37 MESZ schrieb Levente Polyak <anthraxx at archlinux.org>:
>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
>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.

Some valid points.
Thank you for the explanation. I will keep it in mind for future updates of my packages. 

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