[Rpm-maint] RFC: experiments with rich dependencies

Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
Thu Sep 11 13:42:35 UTC 2014

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 03:02:15PM +0200, Florian Festi wrote:
> On 09/11/2014 02:51 PM, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> > Ah, but I was hoping for a discussion of the syntax. Are you ok with
> > the enclosing the rich deps with ()? What about the op names, I'd
> > love to use & as 'and' and | as 'or' (which also makes it more like
> > Debian), but I can't think of any good charater for 'if'.
> Formally the sign would be "<-" (reverse implication). But I kinda doubt
> that most people would get that.

Formally we can also use "|~" i.e. OR_NOT ;)


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
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