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From: Alex Alexander <wired@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 19:27:58
Message-Id: CAMUzOahvu8UM7pv7AkdY0k6kburXGBK+TevByhiUNO4-aF2vOg@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots by Ciaran McCreesh
On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 10:16 PM, Ciaran McCreesh
<ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 22:14:32 +0300 > Alex Alexander <wired@g.o> wrote: >> If it is a package without reverse dependencies, updating to the most >> recent slot and/or version should be expected unless the user has the >> slot defined in the world file. > > That's the part that no longer holds. The package mangler now needs a > way of knowing that for a certain few packages, bringing in new slots > when not explicitly required is undesirable.
Or the PM can notify the user that a new slot has come up and instruct them to specify their desired slot in their world file. -- Alex

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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>