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Re: RFC: generate automatic setup.hint with g-b-s?

Hallo Igor,

Am Mittwoch, 13. Oktober 2004 um 19:02 schriebst du:

> On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:

>> Christopher schrieb:
>> > upset: *** warning package libsasl2 requires non-existent package libdb42
>> > upset: *** warning package libsasl2-devel requires non-existent package libdb42
>> Has someone a g-b-s function handy that creates a setup.hint template
>> from the packagename and the depend(encies) output?

> I doubt it.  Care to write one?  In fact, perhaps we should add a
> setup.hint template file ("generic-setup.hint"?), and use that instead of
> embedding the setup.hint contents into the g-b-s...

Well, just thought about it, it could be similar to the depend()
function, just print out the dependcies in one line without versions,
so I could copy and paste it, that would be sufficient (for the
beginning), ideally it could be done in the depend() function as well,
since we already have the data, so why not provide different formats?

I'll see if I get it scribbled.


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