On Sun, 18 Dec 2011 21:26:08 -0500
Alexandre Rostovtsev <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-12-18 at 23:02 +0100, Michał Górny wrote:
> > What if 'foo' has slot named 'bar', and there is unslotted 'foo-bar'
> > package? :P
> There are no such examples in the tree. The only ebuilds I could find
> with non-numeric slots are various kernel sources, chromium,
> google-chrome, beautifulsoup, python-dateutil, b43-firmware,
> binutils-apple, gcc-apple, and rep-gtk. If cross-compiling there is
> also insight, gdb, newlib, and uclibc, maybe a few more packages from
> For completeness, I suppose that it wouldn't hurt to add a provision
> to allow package maintainers to choose a different documentation
> directory if that's required to prevent a file collision.
For completeness, could you post a list of packages that would benefit
from your proposed changes? It's a little thing called scope. :)