Subject: Re: [patch] Non strict dependency in rcorder
To: Greg Troxel <>
From: Mike M. Volokhov <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/15/2006 15:02:20
Greg Troxel <> wrote:
> I don't like OPTIONAL-REQUIRE; that's too much of a semantic clash.
> How about 
> This avoids using REQUIRE (since these aren't actual requirements,
> just ordering constraints), and expresses the "if foo is here, this
> has to go before foo, but if not don't worry" quite naturally (to me
> anyway).

Hm, sounds reasonable. How about adding AFTER as alias to REQUIRE then?