On 06/07/2012 12:00 PM, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> El jue, 07-06-2012 a las 19:44 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh escribió:
>> On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 20:43:54 +0200
>> Pacho Ramos <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> I would prefer, as a workaround, allow reverse deps to RDEPEND on
>>>> glib:2.* instead. That way it would cover more cases when more than
>>>> two slots are available
>>> Well, per:
>>> looks like "*" usage for SLOTs would be allowed :), or I am
>>> misinterpreting it?
>> It's not a wildcard.
> But it looks like a valid usage for cases like glib vs.
> dbus-glib/gobject-introspection I have exposed as example, and also
> allows us to keep "SLOT" over "ABI_SLOT" (at least for this case, not
> sure about others I could be missing now...)
The :* operator doesn't trigger any rebuilds though. Quoting the PMS
patch that you linked:
* Indicates that any slot value is acceptable. In addition, for runtime
dependencies, indicates that the package will not break if the matched
package is uninstalled and replaced by a different matching package in a