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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC about another *DEPEND variable
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 06:13:12 -0400
On Thursday 21 September 2006 11:41, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 11:11 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > On Thursday 21 September 2006 10:56, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > > If we do go in this direction it'd be great to be able to slot on the
> > > ABI and still have dependencies resolved correctly. For example imagine
> > > having parallel python-2.3 and 2.4 installations with some libs
> > > installed for both. Crucially, deps need to be resolved to the version
> > > of a lib with the right ABI.
> >
> > ugh, no ... we are not a binary distribution so we should not have to
> > worry about ABI baggage
>
> So we can't ever install two versions of python or ghc at once? That
> seems a shame.

that's an issue for the python or ghc maintainers to address
-mike
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