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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:53:48
Message-Id: 20120610214920.11fc9181@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits by Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 21:45:27 +0100
Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Ciaran McCreesh > <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote: > > On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 23:54:21 -0400 > > Alexandre Rostovtsev <tetromino@g.o> wrote: > >> For libraries, if possible, try splitting gtk2 and gtk3 support > >> into different slots (see net-libs/webkit-gtk for an example; the > >> gtk2-based versions have -r2xx revision numbers and go in slot 2, > >> while the gtk3-based versions have -r3xx revision numbers and go in > >> slot 3). > > > > That is not what revisions are for. If you can't solve a problem > > properly using existing mechanisms, ask for new ones. > > It's a simple workaround for the lack of proper ebuild namespacing on > the basis of slots. > > So, till we have that, this works pretty well. :)
Until you have that, or something else designed to do what you want, don't come up with some disgusting hack. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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