Currently repoman produces no warning in case not existing package or some garbage is mentioned inside || ( ... ) dependency. I'd like to have option (or make repoman full warn by default) for case when package is mention inside DEPEND="|| ( pkg )" but is missed. This will allow to catch removed packages but still mentioned in virtual/pkgs.
I've added a "dependency.unknown" warning for this:
Thank you, Zac!
This is in 2.2.0_alpha42, but I'll leave this bug open until it's in an unmasked release.
This is fixed in 220.127.116.11.
*** Bug 334837 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***