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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2012 00:38:47
Message-Id: 4FCD54C2.5030508@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue by Pacho Ramos
On 06/04/2012 02:29 PM, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> - Looks like there is no consensus about what to do and, then, this > could probably be implemented on eapi... 7? While former could probably > be implemented much sooner (probably even in eapi5)
Ciaran has been advocating "SLOT operator" dependencies for this, but those are not designed to work with unslotted packages, which leads to the issues discussed in bug 414955: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=414955#c10 -- Thanks, Zac