Subject: Re: SoC 2006: pkg_install rewrite?
To: Peter Schuller <email@example.com>
From: Dieter Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/23/2006 20:46:43
In article <email@example.com> Peter wrote:
: > Once we have that new pkg_info in place we can have the bulk build
: > uploaders generate this detailed availability file. Or it can be done
: > automatically.
: Will the new set of meta-data include information such as the options used to
: compile the package?
Yes, as PKG_OPTIONS.
: How about options of dependencies that might affect the
If you assume the binary repository is consitent, you can use
PKG_OPTIONS from the dependency.
Other than that, no. There is currently no support in the options
framework to note which options are required of a dependecy. When we
add that support, it's easy to also add the information to the
BUILD_INFO and summary files.