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From: Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>
Subject: Re: slot deps in package.mask and profiles
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 15:33:48 -0600
Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> I talked to Zac <zmedico> earlier in #gentoo-portage about adding an
> entry to package.mask for KDE-4.2.0 using slot deps. Thomas <tanderson>
> and Patrick <bonsaikitten> raised the concern we might need profile
> eapis and that PMS nailed p.mask to EAPI-0.
> Zac confirmed that the first stable version to support slot deps in p.
> mask was 2.1.3.16, that it was stabled in bug 197165 - 14 months ago
> - - and that the first stages to include it were the 2008.0 stages.
> Thus, can we finally give the ok to use slot deps in package.mask? Can
> we also give the ok to use it everywhere in all 2008.0 and later profiles/ ?

What happens on a 2007.0 base install if slot deps are used in p.mask? 
You only need to upgrade portage before anything else?

-Jeremy


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