On 06/25/2012 06:03 AM, Ian Stakenvicius wrote:
> On 23/06/12 08:42 PM, Zac Medico wrote:
>> On 06/10/2012 11:18 AM, Zac Medico wrote:
>>> On 06/10/2012 05:25 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
>>>> On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 13:55:53 -0700 Zac Medico
>>>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>> A dependency atom will have optional SLOT and ABI_SLOT parts.
>>>>> Using the dbus-glib depedency on glib:2 as an example ,
>>>>> the dbus-glib dependency will be expressed with an atom such
>>>>> as dev-libs/glib:2:= and the package manager will translate
>>>>> that atom to dev-libs/glib:2:=2.32 at build time. So, ':' is
>>>>> always used to distinguish SLOT deps, and ':=' is always used
>>>>> to distinguish ABI_SLOT deps. Is that syntax good?
>>>> Here's a nicer syntax: no ABI_SLOT variable, and SLOT="2/2.32".
>>>> Then you can do explicit :2/2.32 dependencies if you like, or
>>>> :2 (which would match SLOT="2" or SLOT="2/anything"), or :2=
>>>> (which gets rewritten to :2/2.32=) or :2*. If an ebuild does
>>>> SLOT="2", it's treated as 2/2.
>>> Yes, I prefer your syntax.
>> In portage-18.104.22.168 and 2.2.0_alpha112 I’ve added support for EAPI
> anyone have a fork of the tree that's being converted to test
> this new functionality? If so I'd like to sign up.
That would be nice to have, but I haven't heard of anyone doing it yet.