Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 18:12:54
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About forcing rebuilds of other packages issue by Zac Medico
On Thu, 07 Jun 2012 11:03:25 -0700
Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
> > You're missing out on a brilliant opportunity to encourage > > developers put in a bit more work to save users a huge amount of > > pain here. > > What about cases like the dbus-glib and glib:2 dependency, where it's > just too much trouble to use SLOT operator deps? Wouldn't it be better > to have a little flexibility, so that we can accommodate more > packages?
Then if it really is "too much trouble", which is another way of saying "it's a thousand times more work for a developer to get it right than it is for a user to deal with it", you can use blockers. -- Ciaran McCreesh


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