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>>>>> On Sun, 24 Jul 2011, Anthony G Basile wrote:
> I like the idea of dropping versioning altogether to avoid the
> problems of upstream changing versioning again --- what happens when
> 4.x comes out? But a quick grep of the tree shows atoms like this:
> It may be more than just minor problems.
Coming back to this. The above dependency is only found in the
profiles/uclibc/*/2.4/packages files, where it is always part of the
The dependency on <sys-kernel/*-sources-2.5 should be enough to ensure
that no newer kernel sources are pulled in.
Apart from these profiles, nothing in the tree depends on
linux-sources-2.4 any more. So I'd say that we could drop versioning
of the virtual altogether.