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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 11:28:18 +0200
On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 22:49:30 -0500
Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
> wrote:
> > On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 14:40:50 +0100
> > Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:
> >
> >> On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 15:33:47 +0200
> >> Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o> wrote:
> >> > Well the problem is simple, we need to ship webkit with gtk2 and
> >> > gtk3 support. This is needed because gentoo has gtk2 based
> >> > desktop/apps and because we want to ship gnome3 for example.
> >> >
> >> > Cool thing is that webkit supports being built with each toolkit
> >> > without conflicting with the build from the other toolkit hence
> >> > we ended up using SLOTS.
> >>
> >> You could just have gtk2 and gtk3 use flags in the ebuild, use
> >> REQUIRED_USE to ensure that at least one is enabled, and build
> >> things twice in the ebuild if necessary.
> >
> > Ah, so because a few paludis users may be building an additional
> > variant of webkit-gtk unnecessarily, we should force all Gentoo
> > users to randomly rebuild 1-2 variants depending on how soon
> > they're going to get the USE correctly.
> >
> 
> Let's all agree that the current solution is less than ideal and could
> use improvement. I have several Gentoo & Portage only desktops and I
> find myself annoyed with webkit-gtk and its revisions and rebuilds.

Any other solution would involve the same rebuilds...

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Alexandre Rostovtsev
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Nirbheek Chauhan
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Gilles Dartiguelongue
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Gilles Dartiguelongue
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits
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