Question about depends

Chris Rees utisoft at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 10:14:14 UTC 2013


On 9 Jan 2013 10:05, "Alexander Yerenkow" <yerenkow at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 2013/1/6 Alexander Yerenkow <yerenkow at gmail.com>
>
> > Hello all.
> > Update for nss and ca root produced rebuild of all packages in my
> > poudriere :)
> > Isn't it so necessary?
> > Maybe there should be new type of dependency introduced - like,
> > INFO_DEPENDS, means that no rebuilld of any depended packages required,
> > they all only use some info from that package.
> > Is there such type of dependency currently?
> > Is there any reason why not introduce one?
> >
>
>
> Any feedback? Anyone? Any thought?

I think it's difficult.  Sure, sometimes the change is trivial, but
sometimes it may indeed require a rebuild.  Sounds like an unsafe method.

Chris


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