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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 17:59:56 +0200
On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 21:19:19 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:

> On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 23:54:21 -0400
> Alexandre Rostovtsev <tetromino@g.o> wrote:
> > For libraries, if possible, try splitting gtk2 and gtk3 support into
> > different slots (see net-libs/webkit-gtk for an example; the
> > gtk2-based versions have -r2xx revision numbers and go in slot 2,
> > while the gtk3-based versions have -r3xx revision numbers and go in
> > slot 3).
> 
> That is not what revisions are for. If you can't solve a problem
> properly using existing mechanisms, ask for new ones.

Indeed. But reusing revisions is probably saner than abusing
the version number to achieve the same goal.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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