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To: Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael@g.o>
From: Stratos Psomadakis <psomas@g.o>
Subject: Re: virtual/linux-sources-2.6
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 20:25:00 +0300
On 07/23/2011 07:09 PM, Krzysztof Pawlik wrote:
> Hello,
>
> 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?
>
> Side note, with only vanilla-sources-3.0 installed:
>  * Dependencies could not be completely resolved due to
>  * the following required packages not being installed:
>  *
>  *   =sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-2.6* pulled in by:
>  *     virtual/linux-sources-2.6
I think we should go with the second solution, change linux-sources-2.6
to depend on >=2.6. There's no reason to add another virtual ebuild for
3.0 (would we have to add separate ebuilds for 4.0, 5.0 etc?)

Btw, I found this mail [1] on gentoo-dev mailing list, about
virtual/linux-sources.

[1]
http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-dev/msg_adb45dedc05bc023de23be90015e8629.xml

-- 
Stratos Psomadakis
<psomas@g.o>


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