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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 18:20:07 -0700
On 06/07/2012 11:04 AM, Ralph Sennhauser wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 09:43:32 -0700
> Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
> 
>> On 06/07/2012 01:24 AM, Brian Harring wrote:
>>> I'm perfectly fine w/ ABI_SLOT and SLOT (I proposed a similar thing
>>> in '06/'07); I'd however suggest ensuring there is some buy in from
>>> devs on that one since that was the main argument against it in the
>>> past.
>>
>> I can imagine that ABI_SLOT operator deps will be a lot more popular
>> than SLOT operator deps, since ABI_SLOT operator deps will accommodate
>> the common practice of allowing ABI changes within a particular SLOT.
> 
> What for? So we won't ever get rid of revdep-rebuild resp.
> @preserved-libs? Except for the ranged dep problem I don't see any
> additional benefit but potential drawbacks. Please correct me where I'm
> wrong.

ABI_SLOT operator deps *do* allow us to get rid of revdep-rebuild, since
they are usable in cases like the dbus-glib/glib:2 dependency, where
SLOT operator deps are unmanageable.
-- 
Thanks,
Zac


References:
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
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
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
-- Brian Harring
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Zac Medico
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ralph Sennhauser
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