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From: Peter Stuge <peter@×××××.se>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About what would be included in EAPI5
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2012 11:36:17
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About what would be included in EAPI5 by Hans de Graaff
Hans de Graaff wrote:
> > I think ABI fits well though? The situation is that A DEPENDs on B, > > and at some point B changes in a way that A must be rebuilt in order > > to run - right? > > At least for dev-ruby/nokogiri this is not the case. It checks the > version of libxml2 it was built against versus the one it finds at > runtime and starts to issue warnings if they don't match, but it will > still run.
Why does nokogiri issue warnings about something that isn't actually a problem?
> So it would be a good idea to automatically update nokogiri after > libxml2 to avoid cluttering logfiles and cron emails. But the ABI > didn't change.
Or fix this behavior upstream, if there is no actual reason to require the built-against version.
> dev-ruby/rmagick does something similar for imagemagick but > actually refuses to run, even if the ABI would stay the same.
ruby y u so weird? //Peter


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Re: [gentoo-dev] About what would be included in EAPI5 Hans de Graaff <graaff@g.o>