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From: Michael Orlitzky <mjo@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH] ebuild-maintenance/removal: Process for virtual removal
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 11:32:23
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH] ebuild-maintenance/removal: Process for virtual removal by "Michał Górny"
1 On 2020-09-07 02:14, Michał Górny wrote:
2 > + <li>
3 > + Update all ebuilds not to reference the virtual. Since there is
4 > + no urgent need to remove the virtual from user systems
5 > + and the resulting rebuilds would be unnecessary, do not bump ebuilds
6 > + when replacing the dependency.
7 > + </li>
9 This has caused dependency resolution problems in the past. The PMS
10 implies a new revision, the council said make a new revision, and the
11 devmanual already says make a new revision. Documenting this behavior
12 might make people feel better about ignoring all of that, but your lack
13 of guilt doesn't do me any good when portage starts crashing.