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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 15:17:51
Message-Id: 200609211111.31539.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable by Duncan Coutts
On Thursday 21 September 2006 10:56, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> If we do go in this direction it'd be great to be able to slot on the > ABI and still have dependencies resolved correctly. For example imagine > having parallel python-2.3 and 2.4 installations with some libs > installed for both. Crucially, deps need to be resolved to the version > of a lib with the right ABI.
ugh, no ... we are not a binary distribution so we should not have to worry about ABI baggage we SLOT based upon API, not ABI -mike

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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable Duncan Coutts <dcoutts@g.o>