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On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 10:02:07 +0100
Michał Górny <email@example.com> wrote:
> Shifting is unavoidable. SLOTs can change, categories can change,
> package names can change.
We should really just abolish updates and handle changes by reinstalls
plus blockers. Updates are a huge pain, they cause all kinds of problems
and anyone who objects to recompiling a few packages a few times a year
is using the wrong distribution.