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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 17:42:02 -0700
On 06/10/2012 11:18 AM, Zac Medico wrote:
> On 06/10/2012 05:25 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
>> On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 13:55:53 -0700
>> Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
>>> A dependency atom will have optional SLOT and ABI_SLOT parts. Using
>>> the dbus-glib depedency on glib:2 as an example [1], the dbus-glib
>>> dependency will be expressed with an atom such as dev-libs/glib:2:=
>>> and the package manager will translate that atom to
>>> dev-libs/glib:2:=2.32 at build time. So, ':' is always used to
>>> distinguish SLOT deps, and ':=' is always used to distinguish
>>> ABI_SLOT deps. Is that syntax good?
>>
>> Here's a nicer syntax: no ABI_SLOT variable, and SLOT="2/2.32". Then you
>> can do explicit :2/2.32 dependencies if you like, or :2 (which would
>> match SLOT="2" or SLOT="2/anything"), or :2= (which gets rewritten
>> to :2/2.32=) or :2*. If an ebuild does SLOT="2", it's treated as 2/2.
> 
> Yes, I prefer your syntax.

In portage-2.1.11.1 and 2.2.0_alpha112 I’ve added support for EAPI
“4-slot-abi”:


http://blogs.gentoo.org/zmedico/2012/06/23/automatic-rebuilds-with-experimental-eapi-4-slot-abi/
-- 
Thanks,
Zac



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