[paludis-sekrit] ConditionalDepSpec

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Feb 15 09:17:42 UTC 2008


On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 16:27:39 +0000
David Leverton <levertond at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Also, no standard methods for retrieving the new metadata keys? I
> know you want to remove use-flags from the core, but I'm not sure
> to what extent that can be done sensibly.

Mm, flag_key and inverse_key would probably be ok, so long as people
don't write code expecting them to exist.

> (As an aside, I'm wondering if DepSpec::as_{use,conditional}_dep_spec
> and as_package_dep_spec are useful now that we have visitor_cast.)

I think they still are, because we're passing around the specs rather
than the contained specs in various places.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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