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From: "Benedikt Böhm" <hollow@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Thoughts about broken package handling
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 05:45:45
Message-Id: BANLkTimJE6vNsYvB1W7GnC4QPQ3ychPcqA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Thoughts about broken package handling by Stuart Longland
On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 4:59 AM, Stuart Longland <redhatter@g.o> wrote:
> - revdep-rebuild (handles packages broken by soname changes, etc)
solved by preserved-libs in portage-2.2
> - python-updater (handles Python module rebuilds after upgrading Python) > - perl-cleaner (handles Perl module rebuilds after upgrading Perl)
these just exist because python and perl ebuilds are horribly broken. take a look at RUBY_TARGETS or PHP_TARGETS for an example of how to do it right. this would also fix all the failures that python and perl introduce to binary packages. -Bene

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Thoughts about broken package handling Kent Fredric <kentfredric@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Thoughts about broken package handling Stuart Longland <redhatter@g.o>