[Dev] notsystemd v234.1 release announcement

Luke Shumaker lukeshu at lukeshu.com
Fri Sep 15 21:09:35 GMT 2017

On Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:17:37 -0400,
Megver83 wrote:
> BTW I see that eudev and eudev-systemd were removed from provides=()
> $ git show 73934ba2e660313bde6f191d3de7632a41db6cc5 PKGBUILD|grep provides
> -  provides=("systemd-tools=$_sdver" "udev=$_sdver" "eudev" "eudev-systemd")
> +  provides=("systemd-tools=$_pkgver" "udev=$_pkgver")
> -  provides+=("$_pkgname=$_sdver")
> +  provides+=("$_pkgname=$_pkgver-$_pkgrel")
> I would have left it as it was, and even add libsystemd maybe. The
> problem is that packages that require eudev can survive with notsystemd,
> but as it is not in provides it breaks dependencies, so I'm forced to do
> --assume-installed when installing it with pacman.

notsystemd does not provide eudev.  If a package says depends=(eudev),
but works with notsystemd's udev, then the depends=(eudev) is wrong.
It should probably say depends=(udev), which is provided by both
notsystemd and eudev.

Happy hacking,
~ Luke Shumaker

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