[packagekit] API proposal: Extended method to fetch dependency information

Murilo Opsfelder Araújo mopsfelder at gmail.com
Sat Jun 29 10:51:41 PDT 2013

On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 8:12 PM, Matthias Klumpp <matthias at tenstral.net> wrote:
> DEPENDENCY_TYPE_DEPENDS - The hard dependencies of a package
> DEPENDENCY_TYPE_SUGGESTS - Packages which this package suggests to be installed
> DEPENDENCY_TYPE_REVERSE_DEPENDS - The reverse dependencies on this
> package (= other packages depending on this package)
> For Debian distros, a _RECOMMENDS type (stronger dependency than
> Suggests, but not as strong as Depends) would also be nice, but not
> necessary.


What about also adding a _BUILD_DEPENDS to fetch the list of packages
needed to build the package in question?


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