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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 19:37:46 +0100
On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 21:35:47 +0300
Alex Alexander <wired@g.o> wrote:
> > The package mangler does not know that 1.1-r300 is not a "better"
> > version than 1.1-r200, or that 1.2-r200 is not a "better" version
> > than 1.1-r300. Indicating packages where this kind of strangeness
> > happens allows manglers to know that things that are usually true
> > about the relationship between slots and versions no longer hold,
> > and that in these specific cases it should consider slots to be
> > heavily independent.
> 
> You already have this info, it's called a "slot dependency".

It's not a property of individual packages that happen to depend upon
the problematic package. The property holds or not for a package
regardless of whether anything depends upon it.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
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