[Mageia-dev] please keep note of missing dependancies
maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 15:17:31 CET 2011
Op maandag 21 februari 2011 12:45:58 schreef Dexter Morgan:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 12:43 PM, Maarten Vanraes
> <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Op maandag 21 februari 2011 12:10:36 schreef Pascal Terjan:
> >> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 23:52, Balcaen John <balcaen.john at gmail.com>
> >> > Le dimanche 20 février 2011 20:23:30, Maarten Vanraes a écrit :
> >> >> Hi,
> >> >>
> >> >> Now and then, i'm refreshing http://pkgsubmit.mageia.org/ and
> >> >> sometimes i notice the missing dependancies increasing...
> >> >
> >> > [...]
> >> >
> >> > Maybe we should in fact check dependencies directly from the spec &
> >> > fix requires before uploading the « main » package ?
> >> The reason to not reject packages with missing dependencies is for
> >> bootstrapping
> >> Sometime one of the subpackages will not be installable immediately,
> >> but the other subpackage needed to build the package which will
> >> satisfy this dependency will be.
> > to be honest, i would be in favor of doing such a check, with an
> > exception usable via mgarepo ( --bootstrapping or something).
> why ? why not the time you use by writting those emails for packaging
> the missing deps ? :)
because it's a safeguard, so people don't have to spend more time later on
fixing it. and reducing chance of such failures happening when we really
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