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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:25:28 +0200
El mar, 20-09-2011 a las 15:16 +0200, Michał Górny escribió:
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:09:01 +0200
> Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
> 
> > I haven't ever tried it but, what would occur if that people with
> > really updated systems simply unpack an updated stage3 tarball in
> > their / and, later, try to update?
> 
> Possibly at least few file collisions, if portage would be able to
> clean the initial mess up.
> 
> But maybe a solution is to fork a minimalistic installer/updater from
> portage which would have really tiny needs, unpack stage3 like you
> suggested and then clean up remaining files from replaced packages.
> 

Maybe we could tell that people to temporally disable protect-owned
FEATURE until update ends :-|
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