[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add rundepends keyword to makepkg

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 23:52:08 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 1:27 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> When a package A requires a package B at runtime, but B is not
>> needed for building A or B cannot be installed while A is being
>> built, rundepends=('B') can be used to add B to A's dependencies,
>> omitting the dependency check at built time.
> Any chance of resubmitting this with the required documentation added
> (PKGBUILD.5.txt and addition to PKGBUILD.proto)?  I think that this
> patch can be included once that is done.

Hello old thread! Anyone still interested in this? I'm not sure what
the status on it is, other than it is probably my fault it got dropped
on the floor.


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