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From: Marius Mauch <genone@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in profiles/updates: 4Q-2007
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2007 20:07:37
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in profiles/updates: 4Q-2007 by Mark Loeser
1 On Tue, 6 Nov 2007 11:15:12 -0500
2 Mark Loeser <mark@×××××××.com> wrote:
4 > Just to get a wider audience involved in this...this just seems wrong
5 > to do. There is a QA bug open about it as well:
6 >
7 >
8 > What are other people's feelings on using package moves to forcibly
9 > migrate people like this? It also sounds like this wasn't announced
10 > at all and the packages just left the tree.
12 A package move via "update" file is simply an extension of a mv
13 command. If you also had to edit the ebuild a package move is generally
14 not the right thing to do. Remember that a package move applies to all
15 versions of a package, and upstream name changes are generally tied to
16 specific versions.
18 Marius
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