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From: Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 12:54:44
Message-Id: 1340456027.18379.1.camel@kanae
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits by Sebastian Pipping
Le dimanche 10 juin 2012 à 21:55 +0200, Sebastian Pipping a écrit :
> On 06/10/2012 05:54 AM, Alexandre Rostovtsev 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's a crazy but interesting approach.
That's not crazy, it's the least confusing way to go as package managers cannot have the same version in two slots. We added a suffix that allows differenciation and still easy reading of which slot the upgrade is about. -- Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o> Gentoo

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Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>