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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Should packages auto-eselect alternative implementation on removal?
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 21:25:02
Message-Id: 201205301723.50482.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Should packages auto-eselect alternative implementation on removal? by "Michał Górny"
On Wednesday 30 May 2012 13:01:24 Michał Górny wrote:
> This issue was given my attention through bug 418217 [1]. Long story > short -- there are applications which call pager implicitly. Those are > git & systemd. They don't actually require any pager being installed; > however, if $PAGER is set they use it.
then isn't it a bug they aren't depending on virtual/pager ?
> As the reporter shows, after unmerging virtual/pager and last pager > provider, the system is left with an invalid $PAGER setting. Thanks to > that, both systemd & git fail with errors.
imagine that. i don't complain when i `emerge -C coreutils` and suddenly `ls` no longer works ... -mike

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