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From: Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o>
Subject: Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 14:53:47 +0200
Le dimanche 10 juin 2012 à 21:55 +0200, Sebastian Pipping a écrit :
> On 06/10/2012 05:54 AM, Alexandre Rostovtsev 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's a crazy but interesting approach.

That's not crazy, it's the least confusing way to go as package managers
cannot have the same version in two slots. We added a suffix that allows
differenciation and still easy reading of which slot the upgrade is
about.

-- 
Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o>
Gentoo



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Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
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