[wpkg-users] Negative Dependency

Geoff Brown geoffrey at sfu.ca
Fri Oct 26 20:43:09 CEST 2012

Reposted from Stefan (as an example):

'---code start (watch for line wraps)

<package id="Java" name="Java" revision="2011.10.22" reboot="false" priority="10" execute="once">
   <include package-id="JRE6" os="5\.0\.\d{4}"/>
   <include package-id="JRE7">
           <check type="logical" condition="not">
               <check type="host" condition="os" value="5\.0\.\d{4}"/>

'---code end

On Oct 26, 2012, at 10:57 AM, Stefan Pendl wrote:

> Am 26.10.2012 15:22, schrieb Carlos R. Pasqualini:
>> Hi there
>> Is there a way to specify a negative dependency in the package
>> definition
>> i want to say:
>> "if package XY is found (installed), then do not even try to install
>> this package, just wait to wpkg to remove the other package, try again
>> on next reboot"
>> can we do something like that?
> Yes, by adding a condition to the dependency. There has been something posted a while ago in this regard.
> --
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