[Slackbuilds-users] Needing requirements built with options

Doogster thedoogster at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 23:56:30 UTC 2014

I'm also leaning towards the README thing. If a tool works by building and
then traversing a dependency tree data structure, then listing libmodplug
first will not guarantee that it's built first.

On Monday, July 14, 2014, David Spencer <baildon.research at googlemail.com>

> > IMO, you should also list libmodplug as a dep in inform7's info file.
> List
> > it first (or at least, before gst-plugins-bad). If people are installing
> > the deps in the order listed in REQUIRES, it'll take care of itself
> > (because gst-plugins-bad will auto-detect that libmodplug is installed,
> > doesn't need manual intervention). Also if someone's using sbotools,
> > it'll Just Work (at least, it will on a clean system).
> But with slackrepo, as an explicit design decision, that will *not*
> work.  One of the reasons I wrote slackrepo was the unpredictability
> with sbopkg etc. of whether wxPython did or did not get gnomeprint,
> depending on which package you'd most recently built wxPython for...
> or what if someone has already got gst1-plugins-bad without
> libmodplug, and has already built libmodplug (e.g. for xbmc) -- the
> deps are already met, and there's nothing to trigger a rebuild of
> gst1-plugins-bad with libmodplug. So, my opinion is, just do the
> README thing. fwiw.
> -D.
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