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From: Stratos Psomadakis <psomas@g.o>
To: Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-kernel@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-kernel] virtual/linux-sources-2.6
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2011 18:04:42
In Reply to: [gentoo-kernel] virtual/linux-sources-2.6 by Krzysztof Pawlik
On 07/23/2011 07:09 PM, Krzysztof Pawlik wrote:
> Hello, > > Currently virtual/linux-sources-2.6 depends on sys-kernel/foo-2.6*, should we > create virtual/linux-sources-3.0 (and start fixing ebuilds depending on > =virtual/linux-sources-2.6) or just change virtual/linux-sources-2.6 to depend > on >=2.6 ? Opinions? > > Side note, with only vanilla-sources-3.0 installed: > * Dependencies could not be completely resolved due to > * the following required packages not being installed: > * > * =sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-2.6* pulled in by: > * virtual/linux-sources-2.6
I think we should go with the second solution, change linux-sources-2.6 to depend on >=2.6. There's no reason to add another virtual ebuild for 3.0 (would we have to add separate ebuilds for 4.0, 5.0 etc?) Btw, I found this mail [1] on gentoo-dev mailing list, about virtual/linux-sources. [1] -- Stratos Psomadakis <psomas@g.o>


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