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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 19:15:05 +0100
On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:02:24 +0200
Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
> Probably other gnome team could reply this better than me, but I don't
> think slotting every glib-2 due ABI changes deserves the huge effort.

Think of the users.

> Also, we want people to rebuild them against, for example, glib-2.32
> ABI, not to keep glib-2.30 and 2.32 installed in parallel and some
> packages built against 2.30 and others against 2.32.

Well, you can do that if you really want...

> Also, how could this be handled in dbus-glib side? I mean, would we
> need to update dbus-glib update from RDEPENDing on glib:2.30 to
> glib:2.32? :O

Noooooo. You'd use := dependencies, possibly with a >= constraint.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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