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Bug 440488

Summary: kde-base/ark-4.8.5: some elog messages should only be shown for the first install.
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: poletti.marco
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Gentoo KDE team <kde>
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 440214    

Description poletti.marco 2012-10-31 10:59:11 UTC
Disclaimer: this bug has been filed in a semi-automated manner.

When emerging the package kde-base/ark-4.8.5, the following elog messages are displayed:

 * For creating rar archives, install app-arch/rar

Such messages should only be displayed when the package is a new install.
These situations can be checked in the ebuild as follows:

if ! has_version 'kde-base/ark'; then

See the tracker bug 440214 for more details.
Comment 1 Chris Reffett gentoo-dev Security 2012-10-31 13:49:15 UTC
Has nothing to do with whether package is new install.
Comment 2 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2012-11-11 13:52:52 UTC
This should be done in a more general way: we need to agree on a way to get needed unpackagers installed, probably a virtual :/

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 356539 ***