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On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 22:36:14 +0200
Marien Zwart <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On za, 2012-06-23 at 17:08 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > > Is it that Paludis installs a newer SLOT even if a reverse
> > dependency
> > > explicitly requests another SLOT? Sounds like a bug to me.
> > No, it's that if a user requests a "complete" resolution, Paludis
> > installs the newest version of things that it can. Extensive
> > consultation with users has shown that this is a good behaviour,
> > except
> > in the small number of situations that have recently arisen where
> > people are doing weird things with versions and slots.
> It surprises me that this behavior is normally desirable for packages
> where all dependencies (including any in the world set or the like)
> are slotted.
Think || ( a:3 a:2 ).