Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Jeremy Olexa <darkside@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] slot deps in package.mask and profiles
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 2009 21:33:55
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] slot deps in package.mask and profiles by "Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto"
Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
> Hi. > > I talked to Zac <zmedico> earlier in #gentoo-portage about adding an > entry to package.mask for KDE-4.2.0 using slot deps. Thomas <tanderson> > and Patrick <bonsaikitten> raised the concern we might need profile > eapis and that PMS nailed p.mask to EAPI-0. > Zac confirmed that the first stable version to support slot deps in p. > mask was, that it was stabled in bug 197165 - 14 months ago > - - and that the first stages to include it were the 2008.0 stages. > Thus, can we finally give the ok to use slot deps in package.mask? Can > we also give the ok to use it everywhere in all 2008.0 and later profiles/ ?
What happens on a 2007.0 base install if slot deps are used in p.mask? You only need to upgrade portage before anything else? -Jeremy