[pacman-dev] [PATCH] makepkg: Implement 'autolibprovides' option

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Oct 19 20:56:26 UTC 2015

On 20/10/15 06:05, Mohammad Alsaleh wrote:
>   The option tries to find all real (no symlinks) library names
>   in the paths a compiler/linker search for by default. And add
>   those libraries to libprovides.
>   The option is disabled by default.
> Signed-off-by: Mohammad Alsaleh <CE.Mohammad.AlSaleh at gmail.com>
> ---
>  Side notes:
>   1- I wasn't sure where to define the option. Since all options
>      were moved to libmakepkg/tidy.
>   2- A side benefit of this approach is that the developer does not
>      have to guess what to put exactly in provides. A discussion from
>      2.5 years ago:
>      https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2013-May/017147.html 
>      https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2013-May/017152.html

As I said in reply to those two years ago and previously when
libprovides first appeared, I will not approve any automatic additions
to the provides or depends array.


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