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From: Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: don't rely on dynamic deps
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:38:56
Message-Id: 53D8E753.6000902@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: don't rely on dynamic deps by Rich Freeman
1 On 30/07/14 14:18, Rich Freeman wrote:
2 > On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 3:38 AM, "PaweĊ‚ Hajdan, Jr."
3 > <phajdan.jr@g.o> wrote:
4 >> On 7/30/14, 7:36 AM, Samuli Suominen wrote:
5 >>> If it's 2-3 packages out of ~300, I'd rather pick them out than
6 >>> revision bump all ~300 for the 2-3. Or not pick them out at all
7 >>> and let users do the rebuild (which is the obvious answer
8 >>> to the output you posted)
9 >> Peter Stuge pointed it out already, but I also wanted to say rebuilding
10 >> the affected packages is not obvious to me either.
11 > Sure, but this seems more like a portage bug (or at least a portage
12 > output bug) rather than a fundamental issue.
13 >
14 > After all, there was no true block - just a need for a rebuild.
15 >
16 > I heard prerm as a reason why dynamic deps can break (especially with
17 > slot operator deps, though obviously it also breaks for
18 > non-slot-operator deps that should be expressed as such), though as
19 > has been pointed out those will break unless we unmerge and remerge
20 > all reverse-deps on every upgrade. Are there other issues.
21 >
22 > To be honest I was expecting a plethora of issues that can go wrong
23 > with dynamic deps, but so far I'm hearing something like 2-3, and if
24 > that really is all that there is then this may be a solvable issue.
25 >
26 >
27
28 That's what I've been trying to point out, people are seriously suggesting
29 disabling dynamic deps for race conditions
30 It's like fixing one audio driver in the kernel by deleting whole ALSA block
31
32 :-(
33
34 - Samuli

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: don't rely on dynamic deps Tom Wijsman <TomWij@g.o>