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From: Benedikt Böhm <hollow@g.o>
Subject: Re: Thoughts about broken package handling
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 07:44:47 +0200
On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 4:59 AM, Stuart Longland <redhatter@g.o> wrote:
> - revdep-rebuild (handles packages broken by soname changes, etc)

solved by preserved-libs in portage-2.2

> - python-updater (handles Python module rebuilds after upgrading Python)
> - perl-cleaner (handles Perl module rebuilds after upgrading Perl)

these just exist because python and perl ebuilds are horribly broken.
take a look at RUBY_TARGETS or PHP_TARGETS for an example of how to do
it right. this would also fix all the failures that python and perl
introduce to binary packages.

-Bene


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