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To: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
From: "Nikolaj Sjujskij" <sterkrig@...>
Subject: Re: python-distutils.eclass vs. python.eclass + distutils.eclass
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 17:09:59 +0400
Den 2012-05-26 17:07:29 skrev Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>:

> On Sat, 26 May 2012 17:01:26 +0400
> "Nikolaj Sjujskij" <sterkrig@...> wrote:
>
>> > So I think the second part of this (x.y to x.y+1 transitions, in the
>> > Python world, are generally relatively smooth) invalidates your
>> > point in the first part: if the transitions are generally smooth,
>> > then yes, when Python 3.3 gets stabilized, I want all of my Python
>> > packages to be available from the 3.3 interpreter.
>>   Let's take a "stable" user who updates (`emerge --update --deep
>> --newuse @world`) his/her system regularly.
>> Python 3.3 is released, added to Portage tree and eventually unmasked.
>> PYTHON_TARGETS variable is changed to include 3.3. And suddenly
>> `emerge --newuse @world` on stable system suggests rebuilding of
>> every package using new eclass, because new (though disabled)
>> USE-flags was added. And when Python 3.3 is keyworded stable, hence
>> bringing new default PYTHON_TARGETS, user should now rebuild those
>> packages once more, but now, at least, not uselessly.
>>
>> Just yesterday I had www-servers/uwsgi recompiled because of changed
>> RUBY_TARGETS. And I even have no Ruby installed.
>
> I suggest you report a bug against portage and/or PMS.
  Excuse me, but I really fail to see how this could be their fault.


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