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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 11:18:34 -0700
On 06/10/2012 05:25 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Jun 2012 13:55:53 -0700
> Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
>> A dependency atom will have optional SLOT and ABI_SLOT parts. Using
>> the dbus-glib depedency on glib:2 as an example [1], the dbus-glib
>> dependency will be expressed with an atom such as dev-libs/glib:2:=
>> and the package manager will translate that atom to
>> dev-libs/glib:2:=2.32 at build time. So, ':' is always used to
>> distinguish SLOT deps, and ':=' is always used to distinguish
>> ABI_SLOT deps. Is that syntax good?
> 
> Here's a nicer syntax: no ABI_SLOT variable, and SLOT="2/2.32". Then you
> can do explicit :2/2.32 dependencies if you like, or :2 (which would
> match SLOT="2" or SLOT="2/anything"), or :2= (which gets rewritten
> to :2/2.32=) or :2*. If an ebuild does SLOT="2", it's treated as 2/2.

Yes, I prefer your syntax.
-- 
Thanks,
Zac



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