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Re: New feature: Post-requisites

From: Edward Welbourne
Subject: Re: New feature: Post-requisites
Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 12:30:38 +0000

On 7/25/22 11:06, Edward Welbourne wrote:
>> Also, this new feature smells like it may open up some interesting
>> corner-cases in dependency-loop analysis, although I can't think of
>> any immediately.

Alejandro Colomar (Monday, July 25, 2022 13:54) replied:
> The same way that having dep loops right now is an error, I'd just
> throw an error if a post-requisite creates a dependency loop.

oh, absolutely - I wasn't suggesting this was a case against the
proposal - only pointing it out as one more area that's going to need a
bit more thought, to look for new and interesting ways that dependency
loops can arise.  How those get handled once detected is, of course,
business as usual.


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