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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:50:23
Message-Id: 20120610224950.GA3709@localhost
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue by Ciaran McCreesh
On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 01:25:55PM +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 13:55:53 -0700 > Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote: > > A dependency atom will have optional SLOT and ABI_SLOT parts. Using > > the dbus-glib depedency on glib:2 as an example [1], the dbus-glib > > dependency will be expressed with an atom such as dev-libs/glib:2:= > > and the package manager will translate that atom to > > dev-libs/glib:2:=2.32 at build time. So, ':' is always used to > > distinguish SLOT deps, and ':=' is always used to distinguish > > ABI_SLOT deps. Is that syntax good? > > Here's a nicer syntax: no ABI_SLOT variable, and SLOT="2/2.32".
Hate the slash; just looks ugly to me (so starts the bikeshed). Sans that naggle, notions fine however; not sure I'm a fan of people being able to specify the exact ABI they need from an ebuild while it's in source form, but may be of use for emul-* packages. ~harring

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Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue Ian Stakenvicius <axs@g.o>