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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 00:45:14
Message-Id: 4FCFF945.1070804@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue by Ciaran McCreesh
On 06/06/2012 12:23 PM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:16:05 +0200 > Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote: >> Well, I think reading this thread is more or less clear what it would >> be supposed to do, also Zac suggested it and looks to have an idea >> about what should it do. > > There's a big leap from "more or less clear" and "an idea" to the kind > of knowledge we want to have. Think REQUIRED_USE for how this can go > wrong... > > If you think ABI_SLOT is essential, why not try implementing it and > trying it out in a large number of packages, and reporting your results?
It's pretty close to the SLOT operator model, and it seems like it should work fine. We can deploy EAPI 5_pre1 with ABI_SLOT support, and test it in an overlay before we include it in the final EAPI 5. -- Thanks, Zac

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Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>