List Archive: gentoo-kernel
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date.
provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
В Вск, 24/07/2011 в 17:20 +0200, Ulrich Mueller пишет:
> >>>>> On Sat, 23 Jul 2011, Stratos Psomadakis wrote:
> > On 07/23/2011 07:09 PM, Krzysztof Pawlik wrote:
> >> Currently virtual/linux-sources-2.6 depends on sys-kernel/foo-2.6*,
> >> should we create virtual/linux-sources-3.0 (and start fixing
> >> ebuilds depending on =virtual/linux-sources-2.6) or just change
> >> virtual/linux-sources-2.6 to depend on >=2.6 ? Opinions?
> Currently version 3.0 is only available with vanilla-sources and
> gentoo-sources. Therefore the problem is that virtual/linux-sources-3
> would pull in one of these even for users of other *-sources (e.g.
> On the other hand, allowing versions 3.* as dependency of
> virtual/linux-sources-2.6 might be confusing.
> Therefore, my suggestion would be as follows:
> 1. Temporarily change the dependency in virtual/linux-sources-2.6
> to >=2.6 in order to resolve the current issues with dependencies.
> 2. Later, when most of *-sources are available in version 3.*, revert
> linux-sources-2.6 to the current dependency and create
> virtual/linux-sources-3. (I think the version should be just 3 and
> not 3.0, unless you want a virtual for 3.0, 3.1, etc.)
What are the benefits here?
> Or, a completely different approach: Drop the versioning of the
> virtual altogether and have only virtual/linux-sources-0. (This might
> cause some minor problems for users of 2.4 profiles, but I'd guess
> that the remaining users are experienced enough to handle that.)
And what are the benefits here?
It's better to fix what's broken part and avoid fixing something that