[pacman-dev] support of optional dependencies

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Sep 24 09:07:20 EDT 2007

Am Samstag, 22. September 2007 11:39:56 schrieb Nagy Gabor:
> I like the idea, but many users like the current no-interactive pacman
> (libalpm) behaviour; and asking user whether he wants to install optdepends
> (or select some of them to install) can lead huge number of questions.
> So I like the current method; but that would be nice, if we could easily
> list optdepends, indeed. A new list_optdepends function in install script
> may help, which can be called after package install on request, too.
> Bye, ngaba

Listing them would be enough. Should be quite easy to implement, won't it?


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