[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Provides generation for files (a.k.a. rpm fileattrs for makepkg)
arch at eckner.net
Mon Mar 9 06:16:09 UTC 2020
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On Mon, 9 Mar 2020, Allan McRae wrote:
> People have previously suggested automatically adding all dependencies
> on libraries to depends, and have all packages provide their libraries.
> This was rejected.
I had requested something similar once, but not exactly what you wrote (I
assume, you refer to my request - if not, please ignore):
The request was to add all the provides parts, but the depends part only
if one likes to (e.g. if one evaluates the stability of linking more
important than an easy build path for upgrades) - but even that got
So in essence: Already *adding* the metadata is not accepted. Even if it's
not intended to use it thoroughly in packages.
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