[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Introduce destarch keyword into makepkg

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 08:08:37 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 1:42 PM, Roman Kyrylych <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ah, now this {make,run}depends thing makes sense to me.
> <just-thinking>
> Though, for more clarity, IMHO it could be nicier for makepkg -s to
> install _only_ makedepends,
> and if pkgA is both run-time and build-time dependcy, then write it as:
>  makedepends=('pkgA')
>  depends=('pkgA')
> but obviously that's not backwards compatible, and huge amount of
> packages would have to be changed,
> and many packages would have dependencies duplicated in 2 variables,
> so Thomas' proposal of introducing rundepends makes perfect sense and
> is the best way here
> </just-thinking>

Yeah, I also think that this would be a cleaner design but is not
practical at all :P

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