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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 19:33:48 +0100
On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:30:52 +0200
Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
> > > Also, how could this be handled in dbus-glib side? I mean, would
> > > we need to update dbus-glib update from RDEPENDing on glib:2.30 to
> > > glib:2.32? :O
> > 
> > Noooooo. You'd use := dependencies, possibly with a >= constraint.
> 
> But, what would occur if we have three slots (for example gtk+), and
> app needs to RDEPEND on slot 2? How would we set it to use every 2.*
> SLOT and not >=2?

Then you'd need range dependencies.

> Also, what is the reason to try to skip "ABI_SLOT" way?

No-one's ever implemented it, or knows how it works, or knows what
exactly it's supposed to do. The only advantage ABI_SLOT has is that we
don't know what its limitations are, other than that it doesn't
solve any new problems (although it might slightly simplify certain
specific cases, maybe).

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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