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On Thu, 2005-12-08 at 00:37 +0200, Petteri Räty wrote:
> As most of you are probably aware, the jdks and jres don't play nice
> with revdep-rebuild because we don't want to force people to install for
> example X. As part of solving this problem I am now adding use flags
> that when turned on will bring in all the necessary dependencies for
> sun-jdk and sun-jre. The next step is to remove the broken libraries
> when the use flags are off, but I will do further testing before
> unleashing that to the general public.
I like this change. It will make things easier (support issues and
otherwise) when folks don't have to worry about these broken libraries
hanging around anymore.
I did a test build of it on one amd64 machine and all went well.
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