Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:07:00
Message-Id: 20111219090351.121476e5@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF by "Michał Górny"
On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 10:02:07 +0100
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> Shifting is unavoidable. SLOTs can change, categories can change, > package names can change.
We should really just abolish updates and handle changes by reinstalls plus blockers. Updates are a huge pain, they cause all kinds of problems and anyone who objects to recompiling a few packages a few times a year is using the wrong distribution. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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