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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: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 10:16:12
Message-Id: 200609230613.12769.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable by Duncan Coutts
On Thursday 21 September 2006 11:41, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 11:11 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote: > > 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 > > So we can't ever install two versions of python or ghc at once? That > seems a shame.
that's an issue for the python or ghc maintainers to address -mike

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