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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 18:19:49
Message-Id: 20120606191505.4e011158@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue by Pacho Ramos
On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:02:24 +0200
Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
> Probably other gnome team could reply this better than me, but I don't > think slotting every glib-2 due ABI changes deserves the huge effort.
Think of the users.
> Also, we want people to rebuild them against, for example, glib-2.32 > ABI, not to keep glib-2.30 and 2.32 installed in parallel and some > packages built against 2.30 and others against 2.32.
Well, you can do that if you really want...
> Also, how could this be handled in dbus-glib side? I mean, would we > need to update dbus-glib update from RDEPENDing on glib:2.30 to > glib:2.32? :O
Noooooo. You'd use := dependencies, possibly with a >= constraint. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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