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From: hasufell <hasufell@g.o>
Subject: Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 22:27:07 +0200
On 06/10/2012 10:19 PM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 23:54:21 -0400
> Alexandre Rostovtsev <tetromino@g.o> 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 is not what revisions are for. If you can't solve a problem
> properly using existing mechanisms, ask for new ones.
> 

I disagree. This is a proper solution, cause we use SLOTs and on top of
that revision numbers to make a difference for the ebuild name.

Another solution would be to include the SLOT in the ebuild name, but I
see more potential problems with that.


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gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- hasufell
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Alexandre Rostovtsev
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-- Ciaran McCreesh
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