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Re: [p2-dev] Question about non-greedy optional dependencies

Perhaps my wording was a bit vague.

greedy=false will prevent the installation of optional dependencies,
unless there is another IU in the system that non-optionally requires
that dependency.

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 4:48 AM, Oberlies, Tobias
<tobias.oberlies@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> We also need to ensure that there are no pieces of the
>> wrong version of m2eclipse installed, which (theoretically, at least)
>> setting greedy=false should prevent.
>
> How should greedy=false *prevent* the installation of something? If you want to prevent the installation of something, you could use negative requirements.
>
> Regards
> Tobias
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