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From: Ben de Groot <yngwin@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2012 14:24:33 +0800
On 28 June 2012 13:03, Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 1:54 PM, Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
>> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:45:46 +0100
>> Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:
>>
>>> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 19:43:10 +0200
>>> Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
>>> > > It treats -r300 as being newer than -r200, and so will treat "the
>>> > > gtk3 version" or "the jruby version" as being newer versions of
>>> > > "the gtk2 version" or "the ruby 1.8 version", just as it tries to
>>> > > bring in a newer GCC and so on.
>>> >
>>> > And what problems is that causing for you?
>>>
>>> The problem is that there's no way of knowing that -r300 is not "a
>>> newer version" than -r200
>
> It's actually not though, is it? I think -r300 is simply the same
> thing as -r200 except that it uses gtk3 instead of gtk2.

What it means is that it's the same package and version,
but a 100 revisions of the ebuild later. It makes one wonder
what the heck is going on there...

-- 
Cheers,

Ben | yngwin
Gentoo developer
Gentoo Qt project lead


References:
RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Justin
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Michał Górny
Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
-- Matt Turner
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