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Re: [alpine-devel] [abuild RFC] abuild: add config option to globally enable dbg

From: William Pitcock <>
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:04:20 -0500


On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 5:57 AM, Cág <> wrote:
> Timo Teras wrote:
>> But, it does exist for add and delete too. I use regularly "apk del
>> *-dev". However, the use case is different than from the 'docs'
>> metapackage and install_if.
> "apk add" doesn't work for me:
> # apk -i add xfce4-*
> ERROR: unsatisfiable constraints:
> xfce4-* (missing):
> required by: world[xfce4-*]

Indeed, this is because apk add adds dependency rules, not packages.
However, it is possible that we could do wildcard expansion for simple
package names.
I will look into it.


Received on Wed Jun 21 2017 - 14:04:20 UTC