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From: hasufell <hasufell@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:31:10
Message-Id: 4FD5031B.30001@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits by Ciaran McCreesh
On 06/10/2012 10:19 PM, Ciaran McCreesh 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. >
I disagree. This is a proper solution, cause we use SLOTs and on top of that revision numbers to make a difference for the ebuild name. Another solution would be to include the SLOT in the ebuild name, but I see more potential problems with that.

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