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On Thu, 18 Mar 2010 22:02:38 +0200
Petteri Räty <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Here's how we could change Portage behavior for pulling new slots that
> are not strictly required:
> - for packages in the world file install as soon as available
> - for dependencies install the new slot if everything works with the
> new slot
> This would mean that Portage would stay with 2.6 as long as you have
> something that doesn't work with 3.x installed.
Why would you want the majority of your packages that can use a newer,
shinier version of a library to continue using the old version? Do you
really want to stick with Qt3 until every single app you have supports