Error updating universe list
damien.cassou at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 06:35:59 UTC 2007
2007/7/26, Keith Hodges <keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk>:
> J J wrote:
> > > I have discovered that Universes do not appear to support Monticello
> > > dependencies. This means that packages such as 'Magma Server' and
> > > variants are not likely to work out of the box.
> > How would that work? Monticello would need some way to flag branches
> > as "stable", "dev" and so on so that the Universe would know which
> > branch to use.
> I am not saying that Monticello doesnt know how to provide resolution of
> Universe dependencies.
> I am saying that if you install a monticello package from a url, and
> that package attempts to load other 'specific' packages due to its
> internal dependencies, the url loading context may have no repositories
> registered in which monticello can look to find those requirements.
You just have to use Universes all the way down. All packages must be
in the universe and dependencies must be explicit in the universe.
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