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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@...>
Subject: Re: Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:07:44 -0700
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 11:40:13AM +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2011 03:28:48 -0700
> Brian Harring <ferringb@...> wrote:
> > Paludis wise, it's eapi2 indirictely due to boost and eselect.  
> > Looking at the eapi depgraph for that, doesn't look particularly 
> > viable for upgrading from a EAPI<2 manager for paludis.  I'll leave 
> > it to Ciaran to comment on the feasability of a static rescue 
> > binary (or extremely simplified upgrade pathway).
> 
> boost's just for Python bindings, which are optional. The eselect
> dependency is hard, and can't easily be made optional, so ideally
> eselect should stick with older EAPIs.

Bit more than just that, going by a quick look.  libpcre is 3/4; 
looks like an old version is intentionally held back.  pkgconfig is 
the same- 0.25-r2 is EAPI2, everything else is EAPI4.

You didn't answer the static question btw...
~brian


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Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
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Re: Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
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Re: Re: RFC: Making backwards-incompatible tree changes | a solution for GLEP 55's problem
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