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From: Ben de Groot <yngwin@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 06:25:33
Message-Id: CAB9SyzSj=jAU8yav_zbqrJjMaHVeHFhmUj8TUROyrEmk2jKMKw@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots by Matt Turner
On 28 June 2012 13:03, Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 1:54 PM, Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote: >> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:45:46 +0100 >> Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote: >> >>> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 19:43:10 +0200 >>> Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote: >>> > > It treats -r300 as being newer than -r200, and so will treat "the >>> > > gtk3 version" or "the jruby version" as being newer versions of >>> > > "the gtk2 version" or "the ruby 1.8 version", just as it tries to >>> > > bring in a newer GCC and so on. >>> > >>> > And what problems is that causing for you? >>> >>> The problem is that there's no way of knowing that -r300 is not "a >>> newer version" than -r200 > > It's actually not though, is it? I think -r300 is simply the same > thing as -r200 except that it uses gtk3 instead of gtk2.
What it means is that it's the same package and version, but a 100 revisions of the ebuild later. It makes one wonder what the heck is going on there... -- Cheers, Ben | yngwin Gentoo developer Gentoo Qt project lead