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From: Luca Barbato <lu_zero@g.o>
To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>, gentoo-council@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] Council log and summary for meeting on 02/12/09
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 19:33:37
Message-Id: 4995CB0B.80209@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-council] Council log and summary for meeting on 02/12/09 by Ciaran McCreesh
Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Feb 2009 18:20:34 +0100 > Luca Barbato <lu_zero@g.o> wrote: >> Live template provide correct ordering since generates ebuilds with a >> proper version. > > *sigh* Please stop pushing your epic fail of a non-solution until you > understand the issue at hand.
go back to 4chan.
> There is no way of using conventional version rules to accurately > represent scm versions across multiple version-branches. _pre does not > order correctly, since you don't know what the next release will be, > and it collides with upstream release names.
pre works perfectly fine with snapshots. you cannot track separate branches/versions w/out the very same issues you have merging separate versions of normal packages, and glep54 doesn't say anything about how it should track multiple branches in any different way than the current version components. lu -- Luca Barbato Gentoo Council Member Gentoo/linux Gentoo/PPC http://dev.gentoo.org/~lu_zero

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Re: [gentoo-council] Council log and summary for meeting on 02/12/09 Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>