[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Autoversion deps upon package creation in makepkg

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 08:35:19 EST 2007

On Dec 26, 2007 8:01 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although Arch doesn't recommend it/support it, there would be people
> out there (me being one of them) that don't upgrade all their packages
> on a regular basis. Thus, installing one new package would be dragging
> in a lot more dependencies and such that people may not want upgraded.
> On that note, I also try and separate makepkg and its functionality
> from the ideals of Arch Linux, which may clash a bit at times (see the
> man page moving, removal of docs, etc). I'm a bit weary of defaulting
> to something that all users of makepkg may not want or use.

I have to agree with Dan here. Maybe if this patch were implemented as
an option=() or something I could agree with it, but as a default, it
seems a bit overboard.

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