On Thursday, 27 February 2020 00:35:34 CET José Abílio Matos wrote:
I am asking this about
Is the requirement that we should explicit state the compiler or is it
to have it implicitly.
Case in point, R binary packages.
Each package requires R-devel. Now R-devel requires R-core-devel that
So the BuildRequires for gcc-c++ is there but implicitly.
If the requirement is for the BuildRequires to be explicit then it should be
said that explicitly in the guidelines page. As an example in the
"Packaging Q&A" section.
What do you think? Regards,
As a reviewer, I only require it for C/C++ only packages, not R, Perl or
Python for example.