Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:59:32
Message-Id: 20120623175956.55a94045@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits by Ciaran McCreesh
On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 21:19:19 +0100
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.
Indeed. But reusing revisions is probably saner than abusing the version number to achieve the same goal. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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