[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] package/postgresql: needs wchar

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Nov 16 08:24:24 UTC 2018


On Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:59:03 +0100, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

> I agree with Arnout here.
> However, from a purely pragmatic point of view, I see that it is totally
> useless in practice, so I would not mind we drop them.
> And in retrospect, I think it *is* better that we do drop them. If the
> top-level option loses that dependency, then it is 'easy' to detect it
> has become mandatory for a sub-option, because the autobuilders will
> fail.
> However, if we repeat the dependency and the top-level option lses it
> and we forget to remove it, we will never realise that the sub-option
> shouldalso lose it.

That is indeed a good argument. Should we settle on the idea that we
should not uselessly replicate such dependencies ?

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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