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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Forbid using versions in DESCRIPTION
Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 12:17:58
Message-Id: 200707250815.08212.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Forbid using versions in DESCRIPTION by Ciaran McCreesh
1 On Tuesday 24 July 2007, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
2 > Petteri R├Ąty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote:
3 > > But is there anything that makes use of version specific DESCRIPTION
4 > > atoms?
5 >
6 > Yep. Have a look at sys-devel/gcc for example. Some versions include
7 > various extensions, and say so in DESCRIPTION.
8
9 eh, i'm not really partial to such enumeration, not that it really matters
10 considering most search programs show 1 DESCRIPTION (the latest)
11
12 easy enough to expound upon in a long description
13 -mike

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