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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 18:29:33
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue by Ciaran McCreesh
On 06/07/2012 11:13 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 10:47:19 -0700 > Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote: >> On 06/06/2012 11:12 PM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: >>> On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:45:55 -0700 >>> Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote: >>>> Can you explain how Exherbo is handling dbus-glib rebuilds after >>>> glib:2 updates? >>> >>> Badly, most likely. >> >> And, I suspect that they'd be handling with ABI_SLOT operator deps, if >> they were available. > > Nope. They'd be handling it with something known as 'parts' (which is a > way of removing a subset of an installed package's contents and turning > off a subset of its option flags), plus SLOT and option dependencies.
That sounds nice. Maybe we can do that in EAPI 6. -- Thanks, Zac