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From: Graham Murray <graham@×××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Thoughts about broken package handling
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:45:31
Message-Id: 874o3busu7.fsf@newton.gmurray.org.uk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Thoughts about broken package handling by Ciaran McCreesh
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> writes:

> The fix for that is to slot things properly. You're screwed anyway if a > preserved library tries to access installed data that has either been > removed or upgraded to a new format that it doesn't recognise.
Or some "awkward" packages which when rebuilt will still link against the preserved library, but if the preserved library is deleted and the package manually rebuild will link against the new one.

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Thoughts about broken package handling Kent Fredric <kentfredric@×××××.com>