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FS#67579 - [libreoffice-{still,fresh}-$LANG] Add optional dependencies like e.g. hyphen-$LANG

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by sekret (sekret) - Thursday, 13 August 2020, 16:33 GMT
Last edited by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Sunday, 23 August 2020, 18:06 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


In order to gain additional functionality, I always first consider the list of optional dependencies, so I see what I'm still missing and probably want to have.

I just made a table in writer and really needed automatic hyphenation, which didn't work out of the box. The above steps didn't work for me, because I couldn't find an optional dependency leading me to the required package.

So my proposal is to add all packages which, when installed, give additional functionality. I'm not sure if hyphen-$LANG is the only package that would be added then, but at least this one should really be added.
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Closed by  Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Sunday, 23 August 2020, 18:06 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Sunday, 23 August 2020, 18:06 GMT
hyphen-$LANG won't work for _most_ of the language packages. We only offer very few hyphen packages from our repos. Some more are available from AUR. The same would be true for myhtes-$LANG and hunspell-$LANG.

Also it's all well covered already over there where we expect users to read: