[arch-haskell] [magnus@therning.org: Some patches for cabal2arch]

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Thu Jun 18 21:15:34 EDT 2009

On Thu, 18 Jun 2009 14:41:31 -0700
Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:

> Does anyone have a policy document they can point to for the following:
>      "No package should ever be listed in both depends and makedepends."
> Cheers,
>   Don

There is a message on the arch-general list in which a developer
(Allan) confirms this when asked for clarification:

Although not stated in those words, the explanations of "depends" and
"makedepends" in the PKGBUILD man page and in the following wiki
articles make it clear that the two are mutually exclusive:



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