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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2012 20:44:13
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots by Marien Zwart
On Sat, 23 Jun 2012 22:36:14 +0200
Marien Zwart <marienz@g.o> wrote:
> On za, 2012-06-23 at 17:08 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: > > > Is it that Paludis installs a newer SLOT even if a reverse > > dependency > > > explicitly requests another SLOT? Sounds like a bug to me. > > > > No, it's that if a user requests a "complete" resolution, Paludis > > installs the newest version of things that it can. Extensive > > consultation with users has shown that this is a good behaviour, > > except > > in the small number of situations that have recently arisen where > > people are doing weird things with versions and slots. > > It surprises me that this behavior is normally desirable for packages > where all dependencies (including any in the world set or the like) > are slotted.
Think || ( a:3 a:2 ). -- Ciaran McCreesh


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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: PROPERTIES=funky-slots Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@g.o>