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From: Matthew Summers <quantumsummers@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Re: [gentoo-dev] Build dependencies and upgrades.
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 19:29:21
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Re: [gentoo-dev] Build dependencies and upgrades. by "Francisco Blas Izquierdo Riera (klondike)"
On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Francisco Blas Izquierdo Riera
(klondike) <klondike@g.o> wrote:
> El 11/10/11 20:55, Markos Chandras escribió: >> On 10/11/11 19:50, Francisco Blas Izquierdo Riera (klondike) wrote: >> > Hi, >> >> > Today I have found that build dependencies are left in the system >> > but won't be upgraded when running emerge -vauD1 world. This can be >> > inconvenient since security issues fixed in those left over >> > packages won't be applied properly. So, is there any reason for >> > this behaviour? Shouldn't build dependencies either be cleaned with >> > --depclean after building or be upgraded to avoid possible issues? >> >> > Sorry if this gets in here twice, I used an incorrect account. >> >> >> Maybe you want the --with-bdeps parameter along with the -D one?. man >> emerge -> section Options -> parameter -D > That makes sense but then the problem is on the poor documentation we > have in the Internet. > > Here no mention to that option is made > Nor is in: > > > And in fact no mention to the option is made in the doc space at all. I > may also be wrong here but I don't recall finding it when I started with > portage and no notice was issued since then so either I misunderstood > it, kinda likely by then, or it was added later. And the fact it wasn't > commented at all in the documentation didn't help. > > The question now is anybody thinks this shouldn't appear in the > handbook? If nobody has a problem I'll prepare a patch. > > PS: howarang thanks for the point I found it really odd this was missing. > >
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