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From: "Robin H. Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] multislot mysql
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 12:55:26
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] multislot mysql by Francesco Riosa
1 On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 10:19:18AM +0000, Francesco Riosa wrote:
2 > A good solution should be to add the "multislot" USE flag to the ebuild
3 > and let it to decide whenever make it slotted or not, sorry, this is not
4 > viable, yes it's already used by other important packages but not well
5 > supported by portage and should be used only in particular situations.
6 [snip]
7 > example:
8 >
9 > mysql-4.1.16-r[0..49] Need "+multislot"
10 > mysql-4.1.16-r[50..99] Need "-multislot"
11 > mysql-5.1.18-r[0..49] Need "+multislot"
12 > mysql-5.1.18-r[50..99] Need "-multislot"
13 NAK. Do not go the route of ranged revisions for specific features.
15 If you go with multislot, you must make it work in ALL revisions.
17 One of the reasons why is that portage does not support a limited
18 ranged dep properly last I checked, so this is hard for everybody to
19 deal with.
21 --
22 Robin Hugh Johnson
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Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] multislot mysql Francesco Riosa <vivo@g.o>