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From: Michael Palimaka <kensington@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-project] Re: Call for agenda items - Council meeting 2014-08-12
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:54:52
Message-Id: lrggns$cva$
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: Call for agenda items - Council meeting 2014-08-12 by Rich Freeman
1 On 08/01/2014 12:17 PM, Rich Freeman wrote:
2 > One thing I don't want to do is create a barrier to anybody who wants
3 > to upgrade an eclass or do work on virtuals. I can just imagine
4 > endless debates about whether splitting a virtual is worth it since it
5 > will cause up to 250 rebuilds, etc.
7 This is what concerns me. I have no objection to static dependencies per
8 se, but we need something (whether it be dynamic dependencies or some
9 new functionality to work in conjunction with static dependencies) to
10 avoid unnecessary rebuilds.
12 A quick grep of the tree shows we have approximately 1948 packages that
13 were affected by the mass dev-util/pkgconfig -> virtual/pkgconfig migration.