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On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 20:26:01 +0200
Michał Górny <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > You could just have gtk2 and gtk3 use flags in the ebuild, use
> > REQUIRED_USE to ensure that at least one is enabled, and build
> > things twice in the ebuild if necessary.
> Ah, so because a few paludis users may be building an additional
> variant of webkit-gtk unnecessarily, we should force all Gentoo users
> to randomly rebuild 1-2 variants depending on how soon they're going
> to get the USE correctly.
No. Because the ebuilds would be abusing functionality in a fairly
horrible way, we should avoid doing that until we have a good solution
Or, looking at it another way, Portage's upgrade rules shouldn't be
locked in place because of weird behaviour from a few packages.