Gentoo Archives: gentoo-python

From: Sjujskij Nikolaj <sterkrig@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-python@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-python] Bug 375257: python and >=linux-3 don't play well
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 09:22:06
Message-Id: op.v17dmrt5gczkqj@verkdatorn.npdb-network
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-python] Bug 375257: python and >=linux-3 don't play well by Dirkjan Ochtman
Den 2011-09-22 13:10:13 skrev Dirkjan Ochtman <djc@g.o>:

>> But when Linux 3.x goes stable, stable Python versions suddenly became >> "broken". > Well, only versions of Python built *after* you start using the new > kernel.
Sure, but regular updates sometimes require rebuilding Python. For example, if dev-libs/libffi-3.0.10 goes stable *after* kernel 3.x, all Python interpreters installed will be "revdep-rebuilt" / "@preserved-rebuilt" and lo! Pythons < 2.7 report 'linux3'.