[pacman-dev] The time has come- pacman 3.1 testing releases

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 17:24:15 EST 2007

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 04:13:50PM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> We don't want to require users to have "development" tools on their
> machines, and fakeroot falls into this category. pacman itself doesn't
> require it, but makepkg does if you run it as a non-root user.

Ok, fair enough.

> Perhaps
> I should put our optdepends array to early good use, at least to test
> what I've implemented so far?

Probably a good idea then.

> Good catch, added. Clarification on the above- in the final package,
> asciidoc will not be required, but it will also not be disabled. The
> 'make dist' target is set up to include the built manpages in the dist
> tarball, so an end user building the package won't need to do this
> themselves. I feel like we should do the doxygen manpages this way as
> well...I'll look into that and then we can remove that as a
> makedepend.


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