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From: Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o>
Subject: Re: Over using preserve_old_lib, don't do that
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 11:09:39 +0200
Le jeudi 15 juillet 2010 à 09:49 +0100, Mike Auty a écrit :
[...]
> I can live with this for in places where it causes massive breakage
> (openssl/libpng/libjpg), because it's genuinely useful, but I think it
> should be restricted to such important packages, or at least disabled by
> FEATURES="-preserve-libs".
> 
> Ideally, these calls should either adhere to FEATURES="-preserve-libs",
> or there should be a tool that can identify which files portage has
> preserved, and allow easy rebuilding of dependent packages, and removal.
>  At the moment, I'm having to manually grep ebuilds, ls the libraries
> and run revdep-rebuild over them one at a time...

These sound like very good ideas to me.

-- 
Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o>
Gentoo



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