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Re: [tycho-user] Product dependency resolution does not match expected result in PDE

On THursday, 17. December 2020, 12:18:01 CET Christoph Läubrich wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> just that some on the bundles (probably) can't resolve does not mean the
> product can't work. And thus its not necessary a reason to fails the
> build. Some features might be optional, bundles might be installed on
> the fly or via update-sites on first start up or user choice, there are
> numerous ways a product can still work.
> Even if everything is validated ok, the product might not work at all
> how the user expects so there is no guarantee (configuration might be
> missing, platform might not match and so on)!
> In general, if you suspect a bug its the best to create a small
> reproducer (e.g. on github) to show the issue, it is the much easier to
> help or suggest configuration changes.
> In this particular case, tycho just validates that all mentioned
> features / plugins are there, it does not validates that all its
> dependencies are fulfilled due to the reasons described above. Even
> though it could be possible to have some kind of "validate-product" goal
> that exactly do this, you could open an enhancement request for this.

Isn't this what the verify-repository goal of the tycho-p2-repository-plugin 

- Jörg

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