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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: Re: Thoughts about broken package handling
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 06:45:17 +0100
On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 16:42:51 +0200
Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o> wrote:
> On 26-06-2011 14:31:12 +0000, Duncan wrote:
> > > Hmmm, except that portage-2.2 isn't stable yet... indeed it isn't
> > > even out of alpha yet.  Not going to unleash that on my
> > > production systems.
> > 
> > Besides portage-2.2 still being unstable, preserved-libs "solves"
> > the problem by keeping outdated, buggy and potentially security
> > compromised libraries around.
> 
> Uhm, yeah, but it's better when you can actually reemerge python
> (immediately) after an openssl upgrade, than that you have to hack
> portage's includes not to attempt to load ssl stuff IMO.

The fix for that is to slot things properly. You're screwed anyway if a
preserved library tries to access installed data that has either been
removed or upgraded to a new format that it doesn't recognise.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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