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On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Michał Górny <email@example.com> 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.