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From: hasufell <hasufell@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 10:38:23
Message-Id: 4FE6ECF2.3000403@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits by Gilles Dartiguelongue
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On 06/24/2012 12:11 PM, Gilles Dartiguelongue wrote:
> Just to remember everyone what gnome team actually tried to > achieve to reduce any pain from users or devs alike with gnome3 > work: * have libs slotted when possible (to the extent of manpower > available), so gtk USE flag means gtk, whatever slot is needed by > the package using it, * have applications use one toolkit or the > other according to maturity of the interface and will of the > maintainer. This avoids useless back/forward porting work when > upstream actually doesn't care about one of the toolkits in > question
I agree and this is exactly what my tracker is about, to track porting issues or even misuse of gtk{,2,3} useflags. You confuse me. My tracker has shown that not all ebuilds follow that policy or even can't because of migration issues or cause they are special in another way. If you think I missed something in my explanation there, add a comment. -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.19 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJP5uzxAAoJEFpvPKfnPDWzzO8H/1+Zs4BiZWIPwsLmCTfHWdH8 kGBylD/TKhJqOU9BimIzlqqKVa0Ikw/hak2vWSdsor/P5dJ/oAQqvUK+S9HWsEaI fCxzoZQZ/ghbYE4a3Ob8V0KWc0602OYO0WKZ9DAHqb47377VYO/CIQ2tsBG9oKM5 gah5fBZnf9mbMGRKREkPLwMG5L6Nl9j34JNO+BB5xBAWhLnNp3JmWfKLMzILWaKf R14uHG78ETDVp3uvQdgbMYzEzRE+a8iaH0lF9ekJwJ5qcGGWhP4mafDHTO4PGPjM OC9Hqt9eMqQFLdjaAxguH9HDyWEhoEg90RQfSK+FsOj2HOMX5s/XevXrdrNF2Uk= =hxx4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----