Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-13 Thread Vieri Di Paola
Hi, As a non-dev who recently joined this list, I think it would be too bad for me if you made those policy changes. Basically, I neither have the skills nor the time (yet) to even try to become a dev but I truly enjoy contributing once in a while especially for packages I use at work. Since

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: cyclic dependency

2007-07-05 Thread Vieri Di Paola
--- Christian Faulhammer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is a PDEPEND possible? I followed your suggestion and posted a couple of ebuilds for the upcoming Shorewall 4 package: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174588 I am not seeing cyclic dependency issues anymore. Thanks for any

[gentoo-dev] cyclic dependency

2007-07-02 Thread Vieri Di Paola
Hi. How can one avoid cyclic dependencies in custom ebuilds? eg. soft1.ebuild DEPENDs on soft2 but soft2.ebuild also DEPENDs on soft1 (both packages are required; none of the two works alone so it wouldn't make sense to install just one) Is there a function that can be used to check whether a

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: cyclic dependency

2007-07-02 Thread Vieri Di Paola
--- Christian Faulhammer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Vieri Di Paola [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Is there a function that can be used to check whether a certain package+version has already been emerged? has_version, but in what way do they depend on each other? Is a PDEPEND possible? I'm

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: cyclic dependency

2007-07-02 Thread Vieri Di Paola
--- Marijn Schouten (hkBst) [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Vieri Di Paola wrote: The two software packages depend at run-time. then they can simply RDEPEND on eachother. The package manager should do the right thing. No, it reports a cyclic dependency. Questions like this one are best asked