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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 21:49:20 +0100
On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 21:45:27 +0100
Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Ciaran McCreesh
> <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:
> > On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 23:54:21 -0400
> > Alexandre Rostovtsev <tetromino@g.o> wrote:
> >> For libraries, if possible, try splitting gtk2 and gtk3 support
> >> into different slots (see net-libs/webkit-gtk for an example; the
> >> gtk2-based versions have -r2xx revision numbers and go in slot 2,
> >> while the gtk3-based versions have -r3xx revision numbers and go in
> >> slot 3).
> >
> > That is not what revisions are for. If you can't solve a problem
> > properly using existing mechanisms, ask for new ones.
> 
> It's a simple workaround for the lack of proper ebuild namespacing on
> the basis of slots.
> 
> So, till we have that, this works pretty well. :)

Until you have that, or something else designed to do what you want,
don't come up with some disgusting hack.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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