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From: Philip Webb <purslow@××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Thoughts about broken package handling
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 15:31:49
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Thoughts about broken package handling by Stuart Longland
110626 Stuart Longland wrote re his concept:
> Tool will be written in separate modules to handle: > - ELF soname change breakage > - Python module updates > - Perl module updates > - other checks that can cause broken packages... > Each check is run in order, > generating a list of packages that should be rebuilt. > Having generated this list, it is then evaluated to sort the candidate > packages into a suitable order for rebuilding. > This is then passed to the package manager... three modes for rebuilds: > - All-in-one-hit rebuild: What the tools presently do now. > - One-by-one rebuild: For each package in the list, build each one > individually... useful if Portage coughs up an error otherwise > - Dump the list: allows people to handle it with their own tools
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