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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 19:09:50 +0100
On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 10:42:29 -0700
Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
> >> It seems like you're trying to make glib fit your SLOT operator
> >> model, even though it's a natural fit for the ABI_SLOT operator
> >> model.
> > 
> > No, I'm trying to strongly encourage people to make proper use of
> > slots to avoid having mass breakages and annoyances on user
> > systems, even if it means more work for developers.
> 
> But aren't you also trying to make them deviate from upstreams'
> release models?

Only if upstream are cowboys who go out of their way to make it hard to
slot things.

> > Broken linkage due to an upgrade really shouldn't happen.
> 
> It's certainly not ideal, but wouldn't it be useful to have the
> flexibility to accommodate it? Let's be practical.

Blockers plus SLOT provides that flexibility.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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References:
[gentoo-portage-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Aaron W. Swenson
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Zac Medico
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Zac Medico
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Zac Medico
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Zac Medico
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