Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-dev
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-dev: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 20:10:00 +0000
On Thu, 18 Mar 2010 22:02:38 +0200
Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> 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
Qt4?

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
Attachment:
signature.asc (PGP signature)
Replies:
Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
-- Petteri Räty
References:
Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
-- Thomas Sachau
Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
-- Thomas Sachau
Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
-- Petteri Räty
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-dev: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Next by thread:
Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Previous by date:
Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Next by date:
Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it


Updated Jun 29, 2012

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-dev mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.