[paludis-user] Bug in --continue-on-failure if-independent?

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Thu May 8 05:59:25 UTC 2008


On Wed, 7 May 2008 15:22:48 +0200
Dirk Heinrichs <dirk.heinrichs.ext at nsn.com> wrote:
> However, none of the listed dependent packages really depend on
> xinit, for example:
> 
> # paludis -ip fvwm
> Building target list...
> Building dependency list...
> 
> These packages will be installed:
> 
> * x11-wm/fvwm [U 2.5.21 -> 2.5.25] <target>
>     -bidi -debug doc+ -gtk imlib nls perl png readline -rplay -stroke 
> svg+ -tk truetype -vanilla+ -xinerama

That doesn't mean it's independent. Independent is an extremely broad
check that takes all sides of || ( ) branches. You might find, for
example, that virtual/editor matches an X11 editor that in turn
requires enough of X that xinit really is a dependency.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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