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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 17:17:04 +0100
On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:13:23 +0200
Justin <jlec@g.o> wrote:
> Did you read what you wrote and thought about what you request from
> others? Probably you better should.

Uh huh, and I think we all know there's a huge difference between
knowing what versions and slots are and knowing what "a multilib" is.

> An example:
> 
> "...slots and versions to "mean" something other than what they used
> to,..."
> 
> is completely useless without a description of what SLOTS are about
> and how the should be used. And what is the wrong usage you can find;
> examples are necessary here for understanding.

That's covered in the devmanual and in the user documentation, so
there's no need to repeat it here.

> To me, it doesn't solve the root cause, but actually I can't judge
> this, because I am missing a description of what is really going
> wrong.

As I've already said, this isn't about solving the root cause. It's
about reducing the impact of damage that's already been done until the
root cause is solved properly.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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