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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable
Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2006 13:53:12
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable by Brian Harring
On Saturday 23 September 2006 09:14, Brian Harring wrote:
> You're assuming that after the merge of the pkg that breaks > compatibility, building is actually _still_ possible for the depends.
of course i am; i just said that portage would make sure to not unmerge any ABI lib still in use
> We don't classify our deps as actual build depends vs link depends; as > such trying to (essentially) "patch things up after" allow for the > scenario where merging breaks the toolchain, thus building isn't > possible.
huh ? RDEPEND is linktime ... see my statement above
> > - once all the packages requested have been merged, you start the second > > phase and calculate everything that needs to be rebuilt. as ABI libs are > > no longer needed on a system, portage can scrub them out > > "as ABI libs are no longer needed on a system", phrasing of that > implies you're suggesting that portage should leave the older package > in place till it's updated all revdeps, then wipe it.
no i am not; read my previous e-mails where i said it would leave behind the 1 ABI lib required ... aka whatever is encoded in SONAME -mike


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC about another *DEPEND variable Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>