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On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 10:16 PM, Ciaran McCreesh
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 22:14:32 +0300
> Alex Alexander <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> If it is a package without reverse dependencies, updating to the most
>> recent slot and/or version should be expected unless the user has the
>> slot defined in the world file.
> That's the part that no longer holds. The package mangler now needs a
> way of knowing that for a certain few packages, bringing in new slots
> when not explicitly required is undesirable.
Or the PM can notify the user that a new slot has come up and instruct
them to specify their desired slot in their world file.