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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
Subject: Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 20:03:52 +0200
El mié, 06-06-2012 a las 18:19 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh escribió:
> On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 10:32:08 +0200
> Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
> > > We do? Please tell us. I was under the impression that we still
> > > didn't fully know what the problem was.
> > 
> > Well, could you please let me know how to handle some issues already
> > mentioned? For example:
> > - Rebuild dbus-glib and gobject-introspection after major glib update.
> > - Rebuild x11 drivers after xorg-update
> 
> Those are the ones we probably do understand. You just up the SLOT (and
> if you really need to, use blockers between slots, although this is
> discouraged in favour of writing better ebuilds), and everything that
> build+run-deps upon these things uses := dependencies.
> 
> > - Rebuild python/perl/ocaml stuff after python/perl/ocaml update
> 
> That depends. If you only have to do it after an upgrade, same
> solution. If you have to do it with a rebuild too, then that's one of
> the situations I claim we don't fully understand because no-one has
> specified what the exact general problem is (although lots of people
> have looked at one particular case and assumed that their case holds
> for everything, which isn't true).
> 

I think they are only needed on upgrades, not rebuilds, but I cannot
assure that, probably their maintainers will know better :)
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[gentoo-portage-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
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-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
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