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From Niklas Matthies <>
Subject Re: specify versions separate from dependencies
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2008 18:26:20 GMT
On Wed 2008-02-27 at 18:48h, Xavier Hanin wrote on ivy-user:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 6:11 PM, Niklas Matthies wrote:
> > I added a comment to the issue. Personally I haven't had the need for
> > something like that in Ivy yet. It's just that I hate seeing features
> > being added that let you do something (e.g. "override") to just one
> > particular type of object (e.g. "revision of a transitive dependency"),
> > and not for all objects where it makes sense. :)
> I usually agree, if I can envision some kind of use case for the
> generalization. In this particular case I don't see what we could override
> besides the revision of a transitive dependency.  Do you have any idea?

How about forcing a particular configuration or branch or some extra
attribute for a (set of) transitively dependent module(s)?
Or overriding a (default or non-default) configuration mapping.
There's probably more if I look hard enough. ;)

-- Niklas Matthies

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