Re: Depends: on (lynx|wget|(libwww-perl&libhtml-parser-perl))?
On Tue, Feb 16, 1999 at 09:16:58AM +0100, Richard Braakman wrote:
> Adam Klein wrote:
> > Wmakerconf has a feature which can download tiles, backgrounds, and other
> > stuff from themes.org. It can use either Lynx, Wget, of libwww-perl AND
> > libhtml-parser-perl. How can I express this on a Depends: line? Right
> > now, I just have Depends: lynx | wget | libwww-perl, and as libwww-perl
> > Reccomends: libhtml-parser-perl, this usually isn't a problem. But I would
> > like to know what the right solution is?
> You need to apply some propositional logic here :-)
> (A | B | (C & D)) can be rewritten as (A | B | C) & (A | B | D).
> So you get:
> Depends: lynx | wget | libwww-perl, lynx | wget | libhtml-parser-perl
That may sorta work, but it's a huge hack, and it doesn't express what
needs expressing. I wonder if there's a cleaner solution...