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From: Matthew Summers <quantumsummers@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] Build dependencies and upgrades.
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 14:29:02 -0500
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Francisco Blas Izquierdo Riera
(klondike) <klondike@g.o> wrote:
> El 11/10/11 20:55, Markos Chandras escribió:
>> On 10/11/11 19:50, Francisco Blas Izquierdo Riera (klondike) wrote:
>> > Hi,
>>
>> > Today I have found that build dependencies are left in the system
>> > but won't be upgraded when running emerge -vauD1 world. This can be
>> > inconvenient since security issues fixed in those left over
>> > packages won't be applied properly. So, is there any reason for
>> > this behaviour? Shouldn't build dependencies either be cleaned with
>> > --depclean after building or be upgraded to avoid possible issues?
>>
>> > Sorry if this gets in here twice, I used an incorrect account.
>>
>>
>> Maybe you want the --with-bdeps parameter along with the -D one?. man
>> emerge -> section Options -> parameter -D
> That makes sense but then the problem is on the poor documentation we
> have in the Internet.
> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-x86.xml?part=2&chap=1
> Here no mention to that option is made
> Nor is in:
> http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml
>
> And in fact no mention to the option is made in the doc space at all. I
> may also be wrong here but I don't recall finding it when I started with
> portage and no notice was issued since then so either I misunderstood
> it, kinda likely by then, or it was added later. And the fact it wasn't
> commented at all in the documentation didn't help.
>
> The question now is anybody thinks this shouldn't appear in the
> handbook? If nobody has a problem I'll prepare a patch.
>
> PS: howarang thanks for the point I found it really odd this was missing.
>
>

Hi there,

You may find --complete-graph to be useful also.

Cheers,

-- 
Matthew W. Summers
Gentoo Foundation Inc.


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