Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 17:42:05
Message-Id: 20120623183656.59a92746@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots by Alec Warner
On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 10:35:36 -0700
Alec Warner <antarus@g.o> wrote:
> I don't think portage has the behavior that paludis does, so most > users are not likely to experience this particular problem. You know > as well as I that the marking isn't necessarily trivial.
But this time it is trivial. That's the point.
> It could be that instead of Gentoo tagging a bunch of ebuilds, you > just change your resolver heuristic a bit.
The resolver heuristic is correct, except in the cases where people are doing utterly weird things with revisions and slots. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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