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On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 20:09:03 +0200
Michał Górny <email@example.com> wrote:
> > That's just it, though -- this no longer holds. -r300 is now being
> > used for something that is exactly the same version as -r200.
> Did you look at SONAME?
Look at SONAME before deciding what package to install? Kindly explain
how that works.
> > > > and that the jruby implementation is not "a
> > > > newer version" than the ruby 1.8 implementation.
> > >
> > > And that's another thing which is ugly and should be replaced by
> > > something sane rather than worked around.
> > I agree. But until that happens, which probably isn't going to be
> > anytime soon, we need to know where something weird is happening,
> > and that's what this proposal provides.
> Yes, let's introduce some random 'funky' word for a single ebuild.
> Or.. since it's just a single package, maybe you would just add an
> ignore list to paludis.
a) it's not a single package, and b) ignore lists in a package manager
is a terrible idea.