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Samuli Suominen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Re: Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-im/qutecom: metadata.xml ChangeLog qutecom-2.2_p20110210.ebuild
Sun, 02 Oct 2011 11:20:17 +0300
On 10/02/2011 02:44 AM, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote:
> Samuli Suominen schrieb:
>> On 10/01/2011 08:02 PM, Chi-Thanh Christopher Nguyen (chithanh) wrote:
>>> chithanh 11/10/01 17:02:59
>>> Added: metadata.xml ChangeLog qutecom-2.2_p20110210.ebuild
>>> Bring back qutecom.
>> Bringing back version of qutecom, that is forcing downgrade on
>> linux-headers, when >= 2.6.38 is being stabilized is completely
> Please point to existing authoritative documentation which says that
> downgrades are unacceptable.
>> It is NOT gentoo-x86 compatible package in it's current form.
> It sets correct dependency on an existing ebuild in tree. The dependency
> is only build time, users can upgrade linux-headers again afterwards.
> The application itself is v4l2 compatible.
linux-headers -> glibc. no package should force downgrade on
linux-headers, risking glibc building against older version than
KEYWORDS visibility would allow.
> What I am a bit unhappy about is that the package was masked and removed
> while I was away. Even bypassing the usual 30 days and no last rite
> announcement was sent to -dev.
> Bug 361181 is certainly on my TODO list, just not very high up to now.
> If you think that there is some urgency in getting rid of the package,
> please do explain so in advance.
The time ran out with opening of http://bugs.gentoo.org/384733 for
linux-headers reverse deps to be tracked stable.
I've removed qutecom for you again.