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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 19:08:22 +0100
On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 11:03:25 -0700
Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
> > You're missing out on a brilliant opportunity to encourage
> > developers put in a bit more work to save users a huge amount of
> > pain here.
> 
> What about cases like the dbus-glib and glib:2 dependency, where it's
> just too much trouble to use SLOT operator deps? Wouldn't it be better
> to have a little flexibility, so that we can accommodate more
> packages?

Then if it really is "too much trouble", which is another way of saying
"it's a thousand times more work for a developer to get it right than
it is for a user to deal with it", you can use blockers.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Zac Medico
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
-- Brian Harring
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-- Zac Medico
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-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
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